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The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Stacy C. Kozakavich


Intentional communities, including religious, utopian, and communal societies, have long been a feature of the American social and economic landscape. This volume describes and discusses historical archaeology’s contributions to our understanding of intentional communities throughout American history. Scholars across many disciplines have long been interested in communal experiments for their optimistic ideals, dramatic methods, and often eventual failures. Archaeologists’ focus on the material world and lived experiences of community members adds depth and complexity to our historical knowled ... More

Keywords: communal societies, historical archaeology, Kaweah, experimental communities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056593
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056593.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stacy C. Kozakavich, author
PaleoWest Archaeology