A Socialist Utopia in the New South

A Socialist Utopia in the New South : The Ruskin Colonies in Tennessee and Georgia, 1894-1901

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 151.9 x 227.3 x 21.8mm | 517.55g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0252065484
  • 9780252065484

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This first book length study of the Ruskin Colonies shows how several hundred utopian socialists gathered as a cooperative community in Tennessee and Georgia in the late nineteenth century.
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Gracefully written -- enables us to better understand the American South, the evolution of socialism, and especially the role of women in the American socialist tradition." -- Orville Vernon Burton, author of In My Father's House are Many Mansions: Family and Community in Edgefield, South Carolina
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