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Communal Societies, Vol. 4, 1984

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Contents

ISAO UEMICHI
Paradise in Japanese Literature, 1

WILLIAM SIMS BAINBRIDGE
The Decline of the Shakers: Evidence from the United States Census, 19

MICHAEL BARKUN
Communal Societies as Cyclical Phenomena, 35

GORDON F. SUTTON
Structural Features of an Enacted Community, 49

RUTH SHONLE CAVAN
Analysis of Health Practices among the Amish with Reference to Boundary Maintenance, 59

VIOLET AND ORLANDO J. GOERING
The Agricultural Communes of the Am Olam, 74

ANNE TAYLOR
Darkness into Light:  Laurence Oliphant’s Experience of Communal Discipline in the United States and Palestine, 87

PER NØRRUNG
Work or Activity:  From the Classical “Curse of Work” to the Willed Activity of Modern Production Communes, 97

TONYA K. FLESHER AND DALE L. FLESHER
The Contributions of Accounting to the Early Success of the Harmonists, 109

KAROL H. BOROWSKI
From the Tree House to the 2001 Center: The Renaissance Movement in the United States, 121

Three Views of Amana

WALTER GROSSMANN
The Origins of the True Inspired of Amana, 133

DONALD F. DURNBAUGH
Eberhard Ludwig Gruber and Johann Adam Gruber: A Father and Son as Early Inspirationist Leaders, 150

HENRY SCHIFF
Before and After 1932:  A Memoir, 161

Two Communitarian Women

JOSEPHINE MIRABELLA ELLIOTT
Madame Marie Fretageot: Communitarian Educator, 167

CELIA ECKHARDT
Fanny Wright: Rebel and Communitarian Reformer, 183

Two Memoirs

EDNA C. DON
The Nature of Chinese People’s Communes During the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976, 197

JEFFERSON P. SELTH
The Ashram of Graton Road:  Morning Star Ranch, a California Commune in the 1960’s, 204

Tenth Anniversary Addresses

DONALD E. PITZER
The Uses of the American Communal Past:  Keynote Address for the Tenth Annual Historic Communal Societies Conference, New Harmony, Indiana, October 13, 1983, 215

JOHN F. C. HARRISON
Owenite Communitarianism in Britain and America, 243

Reviews

TED C. HINCKLEY
Community on the American Frontier:  Separate but not Alone, by Robert V. Hine, 249

JANE F. CROSTHWAITE
Gift Drawing and Gift Song:  A Study of Two Forms of Shaker Inspiration, by Daniel W. Patterson, 250

MICHAEL FELLMAN
Religion, Society, and Utopia in Nineteenth-Century America by Ira L. Mandelker, 252

JANE DUPREE BEGOS
A Sort of Utopia, Scarsdale, 1891-1981, by Carol A. O’Connor, 254

JAYME A. SOKOLOW
The Second Coming:  Popular Millenarianism, 1780-1850, by John F. C. Harrison, 255

JOHN L. NETHERS
The Spirit and the Flesh:  Sex in Utopian Communities by Robert H. and Jeannette C. Lauer, 257

CORNELIUS KRAHN
Das Vergessne Volk:  Ein Jahr bei den Deutschen Hutterern in Kanada, by Michael Holzach, 258

GEORGE N. GREEN
Marxists and Utopians in Texas, by Ernst C. Fisher, 259

ROBERT GALBREATH
Miracles and Prophecies in Nineteenth-Century France, by Thomas A. Kselman, 261

STEVEN CARLTON-FORD
Ananda—Where Yoga Lives, by John Ball, 262

GREGORY W. BROWN
Cooperative Communities; How to Start Them and Why, by Swami Kriyananda, 264

Cover

From a photograph in The Amanas Yesterday:  Historic Photographs, 1900-1932.  (Iowa City, Iowa: Penfield Press, 1975; 215 Brown Street, Iowa City, IA  52245; $10.95, softcover.)

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