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Shaker communities, Shaker lives

Priscilla J. Brewer

Shaker communities, Shaker lives

by Priscilla J. Brewer

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English


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StatementPriscilla J. Brewer.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21520373M
ISBN 100874514002
OCLC/WorldCa185547433

Janice Holt Giles depicted a Shaker Community in her novel "The Believers". In the Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen and Boston Camerata music director Joel Cohen created a live performance work with dance and music entitled "Borrowed Light". While all the music is Shaker song performed in a largely traditional manner, the dance intermingles only certain elements of Shaker practice . In , the Shakers reached their height; by this time, there were more than 18 Shaker communities stretching primarily from Kentucky to Maine. By , there were nearly 4, Shakers, and over the last years, o Americans have spent at least a fraction of their lives as Shakers.

  "We know very little about the lived experience of Shakerism from the individual’s point of view. Youngs’s numerous writings, both public and private, make it possible for Wergland to reconstruct a nuanced and detailed story of dedication mixed with occasional doubt."—Priscilla J. Brewer, author of Shaker Communities, Shaker Lives "The documentary base of this study is outstanding.   Nevertheless, existing community journals, letters, and health records uniformly suggest that the Shakers were in fact largely spared the ravages of this frightening disease that claimed the lives of so many of their fellow Americans. In an age before the advent of germ theory, it is remarkable to see the extent to which the Shaker.

The novel also refers many times to "The Book of Shaker." The implication being that it is the holy book of the Shaker people. At one point when Rob asks his father if he believes all the Shaker laws, his father replies, "Most. I'm glad it's all writ down in the Book of Shaker" (p. 32). The only problem with this statement is that there is no. The 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 England, the early Shaker experiments in.


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Visiting Utopian Communities: a guide to the Shakers, Moravians, and others, by Gerald Lee Guteck. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, c HXG87 The Shaker section of this book begins with a brief biography of Mother Ann Lee and history of the society and goes on to introduce seven major communities and a Shaker museum.

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Shakers are on the endangered list. Sister Frances Carr, left, and Brother Arnold Hadd of the Shaker Village in Sabbathday Lake, Maine, in Carr died this year at (Adam Nadel/AP)Author: Constance Gibbs. Shaker communities, Shaker lives. Hanover: University Press of New England, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla J Brewer.

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Free shipping for many products. Mother Ann died in but the Shakers thrived. Numerous communities were established throughout New England, the Midwest and as far south as Florida. Shaker life was based on a repudiation of the outside world, self-sufficiency, communal ownership of all possessions and the strict separation of.

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At the end of one growing season in the mids, the Shaker community in Pleasant Hill, Ky., canned and sold more than 3, jars of peaches to the outside world.

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village has been an active community of Shakers since Shaker Sunday meeting is open to the public-all are invited to the traditional service that begins at 10 AM.

The Shakers open their village to the public from Memorial Day to Columbus Day, Mondays through Saturdays (closed Sundays), 10 AM to PM. Diane Sasson; Shaker Communities, Shaker Lives.

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The first Shaker community was established north of Albany, and was first called "Niskayuna", a rendering of the Indian name for the land. Later the town they were in was officially named part of the town of Watervliet is now in the town of Colonie (since ), and the name Watervliet is now limited to the city of Watervliet ().