Communal Societies, Vol. 22, 2002

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Communal Societies, Vol. 22


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  • ROBERT P. SUTTON, Etienne Cabet:Icaria’s Paradoxical “Papa,” 1
  • PHILIP E. WEBBER, The Dreams of Christian Metz, Amana’s Charismatic Founding Leader, 9
  • EBERHARD FRITZ, Roots of Zoar, Part One, 27
  • IRVIN D. SOLOMON, “The New Life is Here”: The Koreshan Unity and its Commercial Enterprises in South Florida, 1894-1961, 45
  • REGINA SIEGFRIED, “Only a Signature”: A Pioneer Religious Woman’s Contribution to Community, 67
  • PETER HOEHNLE, Michael Hofer: A Communitarian in Two Worlds, 83
  • BRON B. INGOLDSBY, Group Conformity and the Amplification of Deviance: A Comparison of Hutterite and Mormon Dress Codes, 87
  • STEPHEN HUNT, Between Zion and Babylon. The Application of the Total Institution Model to a Christian Charismatic Community: The Case of the Jesus Fellowship, 99
  • MATTHEW COOPER, Cyber-Utopias: Notes on How Historic American Communal Groups are represented on the World Wide Web, 27


  • JONATHAN G. ANDELSON, Crisis and Transformation: The Kibbutz at Century’s End, by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, 137
  • DOUGLAS CAULKINS, Gustave Stickley’s Craftsman Farms. The Quest for an Arts and Crafts Utopia, by Mark Alan Hewitt, 140
  • MARIO S. DE PILLIS , More Wives Than One: Transformation of the Mormon System, 1840-1910, by Kathryn M. Daynes, 142
  • HERMANN EHMER, Die Kunst des Teilens. Eine vergleichende Untersuchung zu den Überlebensbedingungen kommunitärer Gruppen, by Christoph Brumann, 145
  • DONALD JANZEN, Communities Directory: A Guide to Intentional and Cooperative Living, by Fellowship for Intentional Community, 147
  • LUCY JAYNE KAMAU, Robert Owen: Owen of New Lanark and New Harmony, by Ian Donnachie, 149
  • CHARLES P. LEWARNE, The Rise and Fall of Synanon, A California Utopia, by Rod
    Janzen, 151
  • LUTHER E. SMITH, JR., The Pursuit of a Dream, by Janet Sharp Hermann, 153
  • ETTA M. MADDEN , “O Sisters Ain’t You Happy?” Gender, Family, and Community Among the Harvard and Shirley Shakers, 1781-1918, by Suzanne R. Thurman, 155
  • HOWARD JAY ROSENTHAL, The Kibbutz Movement, A History. Volume 1: Origins and Growth, 1909-1939, by Henry Near, 157
  • SUSAN LOVE BROWN, Experimental Americans: Celo and Utopian Community in the Twentieth Century, by George L. Hicks, 159
  • LAURA H. WEAVER, On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren, by Donald B. Kraybill and Carl F. Bowman, 161
  • PHILIP E. WEBBER, Das Echo Halles: Kulturelle Wirkungen des Pietismus, by Rainer Lächele, 163


The journal cover shows Chris Tschetter, one of the last of the Hutterite broom makers, at work at Pleasant Valley Colony, Flandreau, South Dakota, circa 1980. Photograph (from the Lawrence Anderson collection) courtesy of Tony Waldner, Forest River Colony, Fordville, North Dakota.