History of the Hopedale Community
The Hopedale Community was one of the most important and successful of the many utopian communities started in the mid-nineteenth century United States.
In History of the Hopedale Community, community leader Adin Ballou provides a detailed record of the successes,
failures, hopes, and disappointments of a small group of people attempting to live together harmoniously,
in accordance with "their ideal of what human life and human society upon the earth ought to be."
This new edition features a newly restored map of Hopedale, over 300 explanatory notes on the text,
and a table of the members, drawn from the membership records of the community.
Pages: xxviii + 339