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Communal Societies, Vol. 5, 1985

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Contents

JONATHAN G. ANDELSON
The Gift To Be Single:  Celibacy and Religious Enthusiasm in the Community of True Inspiration, 1

MARIA FÖLLING-ALBERS
The Kibbutz as an Alternative Living Community and the Role of Education,  33

HENRY NEAR
Utopian and Post-Utopian Thought:  The Kibbutz as Model, 41

ATSUSHI SHIRAI
The Impact of Owenism on Japan, 59

CARL GUARNERI
Who Were the Utopian Socialists?  Patterns of Membership in American Fourierist Communities, 65

MELANIE ARCUDI AND PAULINE MEYER
The Brotherhood of the Sun, 1969-1985:  A Memoir,  82

JON WAGNER
Success in Intentional Communities:  The Problem of Evaluation,   89

MARTHA A. ACKELSBERG
Sexual Divisions and Anarchist Collectivization in Civil War Spain, 101

BEVERLY GORDON
Dress in American Communal Societies, 122

ARTHUR S. PARSONS
Redemptory Intimacy:  The Family Culture of the Unification Church, 137

LAWRENCE FOSTER
Shaker Spiritualism and Salem Witchcraft:  Social Perspectives on Trance and Possession Phenomena, 176

KNOX MELLON
Job Harriman and Llano del Rio:  The Chimerical Quest for a Secular Utopia, 194

Reviews

SUSAN MATARESE
Women of Fair Hope, by Paul M. Gaston, 207

WILLIAM SIMS BAINBRIDGE
Technological Utopianism in American Culture, by Howard P. Segal, 208

MARGARET BEATTIE BOGUE
Letters from a Young Shaker:  William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill, edited by Stephen J. Stein, 210

BEVERLY GORDON
A Lasting Spring, by Jessie Catherine Kinsley, 211

D’ANN CAMPBELL
Fanny Wright:  Rebel in America, by Celia Morris Eckhardt, 213

CARL GUARNERI
The Unbounded Frame:  Freedom and Community in Nineteenth-Century American Utopianism, by Michael Fellman, 214

JAMES H. SWEETLAND
The Utopian Vision of Charles Fourier:  Selected Texts on Work, Love, and Passionate Attraction, edited by Jonathan Beecher and Richard Bienvenu, 216

F. ALAN DUVAL (EMERITUS)
Amana:  From Pietist Sect to American Community, by Diane L. Barthel, 217

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Photo of Shaker Sisters outside the Express office at East Canterbury (N.H.) c 1914.  Photo courtesy of Hancock Shaker Village.

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