|Author||Foster, Lawrence, 1947- |
|Title||Women, family, and utopia : communal experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the Mormons / Lawrence Foster. |
|Published||Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1991. |
|Description||xx, 353 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. |
|Series||Utopianism and communitarianism |
|ISBN||0-8156-2535-9 (pbk. : acid-free paper)|
|ISBN||0-8156-2534-0 (hardback : acid-free paper)|
|Bib. Note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-343) and index. |
|Formatted Note||Contents: Religion, sexuality, and women's roles : alternative family and sexual systems in nineteenth-century America -- Celibacy and feminism : the Shakers and equality for women -- Shaker spiritualism and Salem witchcraft : social perspectives on trance and possession phenomena -- Had prophecy failed? : contrasting views of the Millerites and Shakers -- The psychology of free love : sexuality in the Oneida Community -- Free love and feminism : John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community -- The rise and fall of utopia : the Oneida Community crises of 1852 and 1879 --|
Between two worlds : plural marriage and the experiences of Mormon women in Illinois during the early 1840s -- James J. Strang : the prophet who failed -- Polygamy and the frontier : Mormon women in early Utah -- From activism to domesticity : the changing role of Mormon women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- A "permanent revolution"? : reflections on the prospects for radical social change.
|Subjects||Christian communities -- United States -- History -- 19th century. |
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History -- 19th century.
Mormon Church -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Oneida Community -- History.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.
Shakers -- History -- 19th century.
Women in Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.
|LC Card Number||91-8496|
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| ||WRHS Research Library: HX 654 F757|
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