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By Mark Taylor

ISBN-10: 0738585599

ISBN-13: 9780738585598

ISBN-10: 1531657230

ISBN-13: 9781531657239

The Village of Arden was once based in 1900 by means of sculptor Frank Stephens and architect Will cost, either social reformers who sought to create an incredible society in accordance with ideas set forth by way of the yank economist Henry George. With investment from Joseph Fels, a prosperous Philadelphia cleaning soap producer who additionally financed C. R. Ashbee's Guild of Handicraft in England, Stephens and cost bought 162 acres in northern Delaware and named their colony after the Arden woodland of William Shakespeare's As you're keen on It. The community's motto used to be "You Are Welcome Hither," yet Arden's founders didn't expect the various and colourful mixture of radicals and progressives their scan may allure, together with Upton Sinclair, muckraking writer of The Jungle, and Scott Nearing, writer of residing the great lifestyles. via images, photographs of the US: Arden explores the early historical past of 1 of this country's such a lot shiny, but little recognized, utopian experiments.

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