Communal Societies, Vol. 31 No.1, 2011

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Communal Societies, Vol. 31-1



  • LAWRENCE FOSTER, When Do Millennial Religious Movements Become. Politically Revolutionary?: A Comparative Analysis of the Oneida Community, the Taiping Rebellion, and the Mormons during the Nineteenth Century
  • JONATHAN G. ANDELSON, The Challenge of Sustainability: A Cautionary Tale from Amana
  • CHRISTIAN GOODWILLIE, “Dear Friend and Brother”: Ernest F. McGregor and the Shakers


  • DENISE A. SEACHRIST, Snow Hill: In the Shadows of the Ephrata Cloister. Walter A. Brumm.
  • NEWELL C. BRINGHURST AND JOHN C. HAMER, EDS., Scattering of the Saints: Schism within Mormonism. Holly Folk.
  • MARIO S. DEPILLIS AND CHRISTIAN GOODWILLIE, WITH PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL FREDERICKS, Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection. Lawrence Foster.
  • ILYON WOO, The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth Century Mother’s Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times. Marlyn McGary Klee.
  • VIRGIL VOGT, ED., The Roots of CONCERN: Writings on Anabaptist Renewal, 1952-1957. David Lukens.
  • J.C. HALLMAN, In Utopia: Six Kinds of Eden and the Search for a Better Paradise. Etta M. Madden.
  • KATHERINE CARTE ENGEL, Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America. Denise A. Seachrist.
  • JOHN CURL, For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements and Communalism in America. Chris Rice.
  • RHODA JANZEN, Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home. Joanna Wiebe.


Elder Henry C. Blinn of the Canterbury, New Hampshire, Shaker community. Circa 1880. Courtesy of Hamilton College, Communal Societies Collection, Brooker Collection.