History Books The Shaker Experience in America by Stephen J. Stein 1992 Yale University Press American History Social Science Anthropology

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This is a very good hardcover with dust jacket. 1992 Yale University Press. This copy is still crisp and clean inside. The pages are crisp and clean with no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Tan cloth hardcover boards under jacket are also very good with barely a hint of shelf wear. The accompanying dust jacket is very good with only very light shelf wear. Standard medium octavo book size or 6;.5" x 9.5" with 554 pages including index.

Drawing on oral and written testimony by Shakers over the past 2 centuries, author Stephen J. Stein offers a full account of the movements, leaders, and early years in New York and New England of American Shakers. He examines their growth before the Civil War, the decline in their fortunes after the war, the painful adjustments to society Shakers had to make and the renaissance after the 1950's. Vintage photos accompany the detailed and factual text to give readers a full and complete portrait.

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