Communal Societies, Vol. 13, 1993

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Communal Societies, Vol. 13


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  • WILLIAM J. METCALF, Findhorn: The Routinization of Charisma, 13
  • JOHN E. MURRAY, A Demographic Analysis of Shaker Mortality Trends, 22
  • DIANE SASSON, Individual Experience, Community Control, and Gender: The Harvard Shaker Community During the Era of Manifestations, 45
  • ELLEN EISENBERG, The Limits of Gender Equality in 19th Century American Jewish
    Colonies, 71
  • DAVID NELSON DUKE, The Evolution of Religion in Wilhelm Keil’s Community: A New Reading of Old Testimony, 84
  • FRANKLIN H. LITTELL, The Communitarian Ideal in a Rapidly Changing Political Context, 99
  • YUVAL DROR, Education for Cooperating in the Histadrut Labour Federation and Israeli National Frameworks, 1940-1960: Theory, Partial Success and Causes of Failure, 121

Book Reviews

  • METIN M. COSGEL, America’s Utopian Experiments, by Brian J. L. Berry, 136
  • DENNIS HARDY, New Arcadias, Robert Owen and the Landscape of Utopia: New Lanark and New Harmony, edited by Patrick Eyres; Two Airdale Landscapes: St. Ives and Saltair, edited by Howard Eaglestone, Patrick Eyres, Andrew Griffiths, Stuart Rawnsley (eds.), 138
  • JAMES H. SWEETLAND, Zig-Zag and Swirl; Alfred W. Lawson’s Quest for Greatness, by Lyell D. Henry Jr., 140
  • ALISON F. GAMES, Mother’s First-Born Daughters: Early Shaker Writings on Women and Religion, edited by Jean Humez, 142
  • JONATHAN G. ANDELSON, Two Hundred Years of American Communes, by
    Yaacov Oved, 143


Findhorn Foundation members on the site of the new guest accommodation, celebrating the 29th birthday of the community. Photo by William J. Metcalf.