[A] compact, scholarly account . . . . This is a significant chapter in the history of the state, and the author has written it competently and well. Charles M. Gates, American Historical Review[A] compact, scholarly account . . . . This is a significant chapter in the history of the state, and the author has written it competently and well. Charles M. Gates, American Historical ReviewRead Less
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Very good. Signed by author. Ships FIRST CLASS / 2-3 DAY DELIV (US); Pages crisp and clean; NEAR VERY GOOD (spine edge wear) as shown THIS PHOTO. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 220 p. Illustrations. Western Americana S... Inscribed by author on end page.
Various Artists. Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First paperback edition. Illustrated throughout with B&W drawings and photographs. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, minor edge wear to spine and extremities. The author focuses on Fountain Grove, the Theosophical colonies Point Loma and Temple Home, the Icaria Speranza Commune, the Kaweah Co-operative Commonwealth, Altruria, and Llano del Rio, and he surveys ten other communities that existed, briefly, between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth century. For this edition, the author has added a preface bringing the reader up to date on recent California utopian movements. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information.
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