American Shakers by Desroche

By: Desroche

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Hardcover, 1971 University of Massachusetts Press Amhurst 357 pages. Near Fine in a VG DJ. Rust colored cloth boards with black titles-corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear to price-clipped DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner marks. No notes or writing - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Shakerism was one of the most successful of the nineteenth-century communitarian ventures. In this fine study-previously available only in French-Desroches fits Shakerism into the general context of other Protestant and social movements of the time and suggests that is was the hinge between the sects emphasizing Primitive Christianity Revived (Quakers) and Socialism. A very nice copy. LOC SSS-15

Title: American Shakers by Desroche

Author Name: Desroche

Categories: Shakers,

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1973-03-01

ISBN Number: 0870230638

ISBN Number 13: 9780870230639

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 41-YUK7-TBYU