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Author Buchan, Perdita, 1940-
Title Utopia, New Jersey : travels in the nearest Eden / Perdita Buchan.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, 2007.

Subject Utopian socialism -- New Jersey -- History.
Immigrants -- New Jersey -- History.
Communities -- New Jersey -- History.
New Jersey -- Description and travel.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 253 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Helicon home colony : a cooperative living colony -- Free acres : a single tax colony -- Stelton : an experiment in education -- Physical culture city : the kingdom of health -- The self master's colony : a home for the homeless -- Woodbine : immigrants on the land -- Roosevelt : new deal town -- Rova farms : preserving a culture -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Utopia. New Jersey. For most people?even the most satisfied New Jersey residents?these words hardly belong in the same sentence. Yet, unbeknown to many, history shows that the state has been a favorite location for utopian experiments for more than a century. Thanks to its location between New York and Philadelphia and its affordable land, it became an ideal proving ground where philosophical and philanthropical organizations and individuals could test their utopian theories. In this intriguing look at this little-known side of New Jersey, Perdita Buchan explores eight of these communities. Ad.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9780813543956 (electronic bk.)
0813543959 (electronic bk.)
9780813541785 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813541786 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 191675447
Additional Format Print version: Buchan, Perdita, 1940- Utopia, New Jersey. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, 2007 9780813541785 0813541786 (DLC) 2007000044 (OCoLC)80019772.