Modern American Communes: A Dictionary, 1st Edition

  • Robert P. Sutton
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  • ISBN-10: 0313060991
  • ISBN-13: 9780313060991
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 209 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Contains biographies and historical overviews of 20th-century communes and utopias in the United States and those individuals involved with them. Provides a comprehensive history of both religious and secular utopian communities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Guide to Related Entries.
Introduction.
1: Abbott, Leonard.
2: Abode of the Message.
3: The Alamo Christian Foundation.
4: Albertson, Ralph.
5: Alpha Farm.
6: The Altruist Community.
7: Amana.
8: The American Woman's Republic.
9: Amity Colony.
10: Ananda Ashram.
11: Ananda Ashrama.
12: Ananda World Brotherhood Village.
13: Arcosanti.
14: The Army of Industry.
15: Arnold, Eberhard.
16: Arpin.
17: Beaux Arts Village.
18: Beilhart, Jacob.
19: Bellangee, James F..
20: Berea.
21: Berg, David.
22: Bethany Fellowship.
23: Bethel Home.
24: Black Bear Ranch.
25: Black Mountain College.
26: The Bohemian Cooperative Farming Company.
27: Borland, Wilfred.
28: Borsodi, Ralph.
29: Branch Davidians (Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists).
30: Bray, R.E..
31: Bruderhof.
32: Bryn Athyn.
33: Burley Colony (Cooperative Brotherhood).
34: Burning Bush.
35: Byrdcliffe.
36: Carmel.
37: Catholic Worker Movement.
38: Celo Community.
39: Cerro Gordo.
40: Cheeseboard.
41: Children of God (The Family).
42: Children of Light.
43: Christensen, John B..
44: Church of God and Saints of Christ.
45: Church of the Savior.
46: Clarion.
47: Cohen, Joseph B..
48: Cold Mountain Farm.
49: The Colony.
50: Colorado Co-Operative Company.
51: Commonwealth College.
52: Community for Creative Nonviolence (CCNV).
53: Copeland, Wilbur F..
54: Crashpads.
55: Creffield, Franz Edmund.
56: Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists.
57: Day, Dorothy.
58: Delta and Providence.
59: The Des Moines University of Lawsonomy (DMUL).
60: Diga.
61: Diggers.
62: Divine, Father, and the Peace Mission Movement.
63: Divine Light Mission.
64: Dowie, John Alexander.
65: Drop City.
66: Drummond Island.
67: Durham and Delhi.
68: Eggleston, C.V..
69: Ellicott City.
70: The Emissary Communities.
71: Equality.
72: Esalen Institute.
73: Fairhope.
74: The Family (Taos).
75: The Farm.
76: Fellowship Farm (Puente, CA).
77: Fellowship Farm (Westwood, MA).
78: Fellowship for Intentional Communities (FIC).
79: Fels, Joseph.
80: FERA (Federal Emergency Relief Administration) Homesteads.
81: Ferm, Elizabeth Byrne.
82: Ferrer Colony.
83: Freedom Colony.
84: Freedom Hill.
85: Freeland.
86: Gaskin, Stephen.
87: Gesundheit Institute.
88: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins Stetson.
89: Glendenning: The Levites/Order of Aaron.
90: Gorda Mountain.
91: Gottlieb, Lou.
92: Gould Farm.
93: Grateful Dead.
94: Hapgood, William Powers.
95: Happyville.
96: Harriman, Job.
97: Havurat Shalom.
98: Healthy-Happy-Holy Organization.
99: Heard, Gerald.
100: Heaven City.
101: Helicon Hall Colony.
102: High Ridge Farm.
103: Himalayan Academy.
104: Hinds, William Alfred B..
105: Hoedads.
106: Hog Farm.
107: Holy City.
108: Home Colony.
109: Horr, Alexander.
110: The House of David.
111: Howland, Marie Stevens.
112: Hubbard, Elbert Green.
113: Huntsman, Mason T. (Paul Blaudin Mnason).
114: Hutterite Brethren.
115: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).
116: Jesus People USA.
117: Jones, James Warren.
118: Jordan, Clarence.
119: Kelly, Harry.
120: Kerista.
121: Kesey, Ken.
122: Kilgore: Zion's Order.
123: Koinonia (Maryland).
124: Koinonia Farm.
125: Koresh, David (Vernon Howell).
126: Koreshan Unity.
127: Krishna Venta.
128: Kristenstaet.
129: Krotona.
130: Kwan Um Zen School.
131: Lama Foundation.
132: The Land of Shalam.
133: Lebaron.
134: Lemurian Fellowship.
135: Lermond, Norman Wallace.
136: Libre.
137: Lila.
138: Lily Dale and Cassadaga.
139: The Little Landers.
140: Littlefield, George Elmer.
141: Llano Del Rio/Newllano.
142: Longley, Alcander.
143: Lopez Island.
144: The Lord's Farm.
145: Love Israel Family.
146: MacDowell Colony.
147: Macedonia Cooperative Community.
148: The Ma-Na-Har Cooperative Fellowship and the Bhoodan Center of Inquiry.
149: Mankind United.
150: The Maverick.
151: Maverick, Maury.
152: McCowen, Henry.
153: McCoy, Don.
154: Melbourne Village.
155: Merry Pranksters.
156: The Messianic Communities (Twelve Tribes).
157: Millbrook.
158: The Molokan Communities.
159: Montague Farm.
160: Moon, Sun Myung.
161: Moonies (Unification Church).
162: The Morehouses.
163: Morgan, Arthur.
164: Morning Star East.
165: Morning Star Ranch.
166: Morton, James Ferdinand.
167: MOVE.
168: Movement for a New Society (MNS).
169: Nelson, Nelson O..
170: Nevada Colony.
171: New Buffalo.
172: New Clairvaux.
173: New Deal Cooperatives.
174: New House of Israel.
175: The Olive Branch Mission.
176: Olompali Ranch.
177: Packer Corner (Total Loss Farm).
178: Padanaram Settlement.
179: Paramahansa Yogananda.
180: Paramananda, Swami.
181: Peace Mission.
182: Penn-Craft.
183: Peoples Temple.
184: Pisgah Grande.
185: Point Loma (Universal Brotherhood and Theosophical Society).
186: Preston.
187: Projects One, Two, and Artaud.
188: Purnell, Benjamin F..
189: Quarry Hill.
190: Rancho Rajneesh.
191: Reality Construction Company.
192: Reba Place Fellowship.