The Resource The people called Shakers : a search for the perfect society, by Edward Deming Andrews

The people called Shakers : a search for the perfect society, by Edward Deming Andrews

Label
The people called Shakers : a search for the perfect society
Title
The people called Shakers
Title remainder
a search for the perfect society
Statement of responsibility
by Edward Deming Andrews
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Studies the history of the Shakers in America and their cultural influence
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1894-1964
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Andrews, Edward Deming
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
BX 9765 A6 1963
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Shakers
  • Shakers
  • United States
Label
The people called Shakers : a search for the perfect society, by Edward Deming Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1953
  • Reprint of 1953 edition, with new appendix of Notes supplying background and bibliographical information for over three hundred text references and for all the illustrations in the book. This new material has been prepared by the author especially for this Dover edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-297) and index (p. 341-351)
Contents
Ann Lee leads the way -- Opening the testimony in America -- Mission into New England -- Early Shaker communism -- Expansion westward -- Temporal labor : principles and practice -- Spiritual labor : mode of worship -- "Mother Ann's work" -- Internal order -- Relations with the world -- Decline of the order
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New enl. ed.
Extent
xvi, 351 p.
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
System control number
12038631.C..
Label
The people called Shakers : a search for the perfect society, by Edward Deming Andrews
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1953
  • Reprint of 1953 edition, with new appendix of Notes supplying background and bibliographical information for over three hundred text references and for all the illustrations in the book. This new material has been prepared by the author especially for this Dover edition
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-297) and index (p. 341-351)
Contents
Ann Lee leads the way -- Opening the testimony in America -- Mission into New England -- Early Shaker communism -- Expansion westward -- Temporal labor : principles and practice -- Spiritual labor : mode of worship -- "Mother Ann's work" -- Internal order -- Relations with the world -- Decline of the order
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New enl. ed.
Extent
xvi, 351 p.
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
System control number
12038631.C..

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