The Architecture of the Shakers
ISBN10: 088150310X ISBN13: 9780881503104 Contributors: Nicoletta, Julie Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: May 1 1995 Weight: 2.70lbs. Height: 11.50" Width: 10.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
During the 19th century, the Shakers conducted America's first successful experiment in utopian living. From Maine to Kentucky, they built communal villages whose unique buildings were designed to accommodate hundreds of inhabitants unified in the common purpose of work and worship.