(The People Called Shakers) [E–book] Ú Edward Deming Andrews
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Free read º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ô Edward Deming Andrews Free read ✓ The People Called Shakers ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Edward Deming Andrews ô 0 Characters For 35 years the author of this book has been a devoted student of the history beliefs and ways of The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing better known as the Shakers Out of his extensive research into manuscripts and primary sources and his conversations with friends in present day Shaker communities has come a warm illuminating history the most thorough ever written on these pious humble people and the distinct impression they made on American lifeThe book opens with an introductory assessment of the Shaker contribution to the history of American social experimentation as seen from the modern point of view There follows the often amazing story of Ann Lee and the origins of the movement in eighteenth century England its emigration to New En.
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Free read º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ô Edward Deming Andrews Free read ✓ The People Called Shakers ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Edward Deming Andrews ô 0 Characters Ntaining the complete text of the Millennial Laws a statistical breakdown of all the Shaker communities and a bibliography This material is especially useful to students of American social and religious movements but the author’s reliance upon original manuscript material and contemporary illustrations lend this book an exciting immediacy that makes it a pleasure for all readers interested in fascinating people and uniue ways of life“An excellent history of one of the most interesting of American religious cults” Nation“Satisfies the exacting standards of historical scholarship and promises at the same time to enlighten and hold the interest of the general reader” Saturday Review“A substantial contribution to American history” The New York Time.Edward Deming Andrews ô 0 Characters
Free read º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ô Edward Deming Andrews Free read ✓ The People Called Shakers ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Edward Deming Andrews ô 0 Characters Gland the early Shaker experiments in communism and the expansion to the American West The author then pauses to examine in detail the ideology behind the Shaker dedication to physical labor; Shaker industry and design including a discussion of the spare utilitarian folk art so popular today; the highly formalized mode of worship with its lively songs and dances and its often violent emotionalism; strange manifestations during the revival periods of the 1830s and 40s; the rigid internal organization of the Shaker community and its original economic and sociological theories; Shaker relations with the outside world; and the decline of the sect after the Civil WarThis edition is the first to include the author’s valuable notes as well as the original appendixes co.
- The People Called Shakers
- Edward Deming Andrews
- 20 March 2019