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The Angel and the Serpent: The Story of New Harmony

The Angel and the Serpent: The Story of New Harmony

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The Angel and the Serpent is a book which combines scholarship and literary grace, and which recreates for us both the world of the Rappites and the Owenites. --Henry Steele Commager, The New York Times Book Review

Here is the story of George Rapp's German Harmonists and Robert Owen's Idealists--the two vastly different communities that shaped the history of New Harmony, Indiana Both the Rappites and the Owenites came to New Harmony to conduct communal living experiments--Rapp expecting the millennium; Owen believing he had brought the millennium with him.

Author: William E. Wilson
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Published: 04/22/1984
Pages: 242
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.99lbs
Size: 9.26h x 6.06w x 0.73d
ISBN: 9780253203267

About the Author

William E. Wilson (1906-1988) was a professor of English at Indiana University and the author of numerous books and articles as well as a beloved teacher. The Angel and the Serpent was one of his best known works.

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