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Utopian Visionaries
Thomas Streissguth ©1999

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 50 black-and-white photos
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-47-2
  • $19.95







“This book explains a little known facet of American history in easy to understand terms. Highly Recommended.”
Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium

What would your perfect society be like? Read about seven people who tried to create a utopian existence for themselves and their followers. Features Ann Lee and Joseph Meacham and the Shakers; Inspirationist Christian Metz and the Amana Colonies; George Rapp, founder of the Harmony Society; Robert Owen, who acquired the Harmony settlement to begin his own utopian experiment; George Ripley of Brook Farm; John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida community; and Katherine Tingley, leader of the Theosophical Society.