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Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands

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ISBN-10: 155709957X

ISBN-13: 9781557099570

Edition: N/A

Authors: Clara Endicott Sears

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In June of 1843, Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane, both reformers involved in the Transcendentalist movement, founded Fruitlands in an attempt to strengthen their spirituality through self-reliant, simple living. Joinmed by their families and about a dozen other individuals, the Con-Sociate family (as they called themselves) was to bring about a new Eden by cultivating a mystical and scetic way of life in a rural retreat. Compiling, in their own words, from letters, diaries, and books, and from the comments of friends and associates such as Emerson and Thoreau, Clara Endicott Sears, founder of Fruitlands Museum, tells the story of this famous encounter of transcendental philosophy with the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 6/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 5.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English