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Author Manzella, Joseph C

Title Common purse, uncommon future : the long, strange trip of communes and other intentional communities / Joseph C. Manzella

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HX653 .M12 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HX653 .M12 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 202 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[179]-192) and index
Contents Introduction : Beyond the Threshold ; Influences and Evolution ; Communes and Intentional Living ; Hypermodern Liquid Life ; Patterns in Common ; Threshold People ; Revitalizing Community ; A Narrative Arc -- Elders of Utopia. One Place, Two Directions ; The Oneida Extreme ; Fertile Soil for Celibacy ; What Can Go Wrong, Will ; Frontiers, Families, Communities ; The Frontier, European Style ; A Week in Someone's Utopia -- Last Days of the Counterculture. Christiania's Urban Dilemma ; American Pastoral : The Farm ; City Mouse, Country House -- Ritual as Nostalgia. The Road to Utopia Isn't Paved ; Floating Spirituality ; The Lifting of River Otter ; The Power of Ritual -- Dream a Little Dream. Arcosanti : A Postopia ; New Age to Green Age ; An Ancient Concern ; Ecovillage Evolution ; Ecovillage at Ithaca ; Whole Village ; Alchemy Farm ; Sirius Community : Findhorn West ; Of Seniors and Cul-de-Sacs -- Communities in Motion. The Volunteer Experience ; Locating Habitat ; Communing with the Arts ; Novel Forms of Community -- Utopian End Game. From a Yurt ; Individualism vs. Communalism ; Macro vs. Micro Authority ; Balancing Hypermodernity ; The Next Generation ; Middle-Class White People ; Organization vs. ideas ; Nostalgia, the Enemy of Progress?
LC subject Collective settlements -- United States -- History
Communitarianism -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780313384622 (hc : alk. paper)
0313384622 (hc : alk. paper)
9780313384639 (ebook)
0313384630 (ebook)