New Harmony Then And Now by Darryl D. JonesNew Harmony Then And Now by Darryl D. Jones

New Harmony Then And Now

Photographed byDarryl D. JonesText byDonald E. Pitzer

Hardcover | November 3, 2011

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New Harmony Then and Now is a photographic and historic celebration of two of America's great Utopian communities located in New Harmony, Indiana. The Harmonists, started by George Rapp, labored to provide physical, intellectual, and spiritual wealth for its members. Ten years later, the Owenites, founded by Robert Owen and his partner William Maclure, settled there, intent on improving humanity through innovations in social theory, educational systems, and discoveries in natural science. Though Owen's communal experiment would not endure, a new social frontier prospered. Today, New Harmony remains a haven of promise, a village that honors its progressive heart. Intellectuals as well as artisans are drawn to this place of science and spirit.

Darryl D. Jones is a photographer whose work has been exhibited in New York, Boston, and throughout the Midwest. He is author of Amish Life: Living Plainly and Serving God (IUP, 2005) and (with Norbert Krapf) Invisible Presence (IUP, 2006). Donald E. Pitzer is Professor Emeritus of History and Director Emeritus of the Center for Commun...
Title:New Harmony Then And NowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 11 × 1 inPublished:November 3, 2011Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253356458

ISBN - 13:9780253356451


Table of Contents

Foreword by Jane Blaffer Owen and Connie Weinzapfel
Introduction: New Harmony's Utopian Heritage
Part I: The Harmonists
Part II: The Owenites
Part III: Beyond Success and Failure to Legacies and Lessons

Editorial Reviews

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