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Challenging Love, Marriage, and the Nuclear Family, 1820–1870

Jürgen Martschukat

in American Fatherhood: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892273
eISBN:
9781479804740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892273.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 2 zooms in on the ideal of a loving two-generation family and how it was shaped and embedded in the republican society and its structures. The chapter unfolds this story from a ... More


The End of Distance and the End of War: The Oneida Community and US Techno-Utopianism

Jenna Supp-Montgomerie

in When the Medium Was the Mission: The Atlantic Telegraph and the Religious Origins of Network Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479801480
eISBN:
9781479801503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801480.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses the potent US utopianism that greeted the Atlantic Telegraph Cable of 1858. US Americans tethered perfection to new telegraph technology with all the idealism utopia has come ... More


Marriage

Cathy Gutierrez

in Plato's Ghost: Spiritualism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388350
eISBN:
9780199866472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388350.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The creation of a white-collar class in America brought with it changes in demographic patterns, particularly where romance was concerned. No longer largely economic, marriage became increasingly ... More


Building the Ideal

Stacy C. Kozakavich

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the terminology of studying alternative communities and interrogates the terms utopian, communal, and intentional as applicable to the subject of the book. Finding ... More


Population Control: Natural versus Human

Garrett Hardin

in Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.003.0031
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Were we able to talk with other animals, it is extremely unlikely that we should hear them debating the problem of population control. They don't need to debate: nature solves the problem for them. ... More


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