Communal Societies, Vol. 8, 1988

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Communal Societies, Vol. 8


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Conflict at Oneida

  • LAWRENCE FOSTER, The Rise and Fall of Utopia: The Oneida Community Crises of 1852 and 1879, 1
  • ELLEN WAYLAND-SMITH, The Status and Self-Perception of Women in the Oneida Community, 18

Kibbutz Studies

  • SHALOM ENDLEMAN, Foreign Volunteers in the Kibbutz: The Dilemma of Ideology vs. The Work Force, 54
  • DOV DAROM, Utopia and Reality: Some Contradictions and Challenges in Kibbutz
    Education, 67
  • JOHN R. HALL, Jonestown and Bishop Hill: Continuities and Disjunctures in Religious
    Conflict, 77
  • ANITRA BALZER, Donald Vose: Home Grown Traitor, 90
  • ERNEST J. GREEN, The Labadists of Colonial Maryland (1683-1722), 104

Communal Document

  • Isaac Reiter, “They suffer no one to spit on the floor…”, edited by Carl M. Becker, 122


  • DELMUS E. WILLIAMS, Builders of the Dawn: Community Lifestyles in a Changing World, by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson, 125
  • KARL A. PETER, The Chronicle of the Hutterian Brethren (Volume 1: Das Grosse Geschichtbuch der Hutterian Brüder), by The Hutterian Brethren, 126
  • KATHY D. BRACE, Women in Shaker Community and Worship: A Feminist Analysis of the Uses of Religious Symbolism, by Marjorie Procter-Smith, 128
  • MAX E. STANTON, Mormonism in Conflict: The Nauvoo Years, by Annette P. Hampshire, 129
  • GERALD L. GUTEK, The History of the Kibbutz: Communal Education, 1904-1929, by Reuven Porat (Joseph R. Blasi, English editor; appendix by David Myers), 130


Portrait of John Humphrey Noyes (1811-1886), founder of the Oneida Community, circa 1879. Courtesy of the Oneida Community Historical Committee and Syracuse University Library.