Children of Prosperity, The: Thirteen Modern American Communes

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St. Martin's Press
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0-312-13239-5
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Part of Stetson Kennedy Library
Year
1978
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[from the Preface]

The Children of Prosperity is an account of how the commune exodus got started, how it surged into one of the most significant social movements of our time, and how its vitality faded in the recession years of the mid-1970s.... this book is a study of thirteen representative rural communities over this tumultous period- how they came to be formed, how they structured themselves as organizations, what life in them was like, what happened to them over time, and why they succeeded or failed....