City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

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The vision of Utopia obsessed the nineteenth-century mind, shaping art, literature, and especially town planning. In City of Refuge , Michael Lewis takes readers across centuries and continents to show how Utopian town planning produced a distinctive type of settlement characterized by its square plan, collective ownership of properties, and communal dormitories. Some of these settlements were sanctuaries from religious persecution, like those of the German Rappites, French Huguenots, and American Shakers, while others ...

City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691171814

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