Ms. Doerr  Utopian Societies

 

 Background reading:

"Utopian Societies." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2016. Web. 29 Mar. 2016. 

 

Lists of Utopian settlements:

Neither of these lists are complete

Sreenivasan – see Table of Contents

“America and the Utopian Dream” –see link on LibGuide/Jackson State Community College-left side

More suggestions on the LibGuide from Hanover High School. See below.

If you want other choices, see a librarian for more. 

 

Suggested resources:

Our top three:

Sreenivasan, Jyotna   Utopias in American History  307.77 S

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases  http://databases.abc-clio.com 

Digital Public Library of America  dp.la

 

Best search engine:

Sweetsearch   www.sweetsearch.com

 

LibGuide:

American Utopian Societies   http://libguides.jscc.edu/utopian   

 

Other resources to consider for specific societies or time periods.

 

Library of Congress  https:///www.loc.gov

Salem Press  online.salempress.com/home.do   Helpful for 60’s communes.

Grolier Online  http://go.grolier.com   Helpful for Brook Farm, New Harmony, Kibbutz. Search  utopia* for additional background.

For the more difficult societies, databases in NOVEL GALE may be helpful.

 

Related LibGuides:

Hanover High School LibGuide  http://hanoverhslibrary.v1.libguides.com/utopias 

 

  

BH/DS 03/29/2016

 

 

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