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This is the story of the successful communal living in South Union, Kentucky, by the Shakers. Although quiet and conservative in matters of dress and living quarters, these people believed in the usefulness of modern invention that would make God's work" easier and better. This book about their beliefs and way of life contributes to a better understanding of this socioreligious group."
Originally published in 1947.
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