Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806–1907

1st Edition

Glendyne R Wergland

Routledge
Published May 1, 2014
Reference - 1456 Pages
ISBN 9781848933958 - CAT# Y211937
Series: American Communal Societies

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Summary

In the late eighteenth century a small Shaker community travelled to America under the leadership of ‘Mother Ann’ Lee. The American communities they founded were based on ideals of pacifism, celibacy and gender equality. The texts included in this edition come from first-hand accounts of life in the Shaker communities during the nineteenth century.

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