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Historical dictionary of the Shakers

by Holley Gene Duffield

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakers -- Dictionaries.,
  • Shakers -- History -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-217).

    StatementHolley Gene Duffield.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements ;, no. 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9765 .D84 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL43697M
    ISBN 100810836831
    LC Control Number99038149

    Shaker furniture is a distinctive style of furniture developed by the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, commonly known as Shakers, a religious sect that had guiding principles of simplicity, utility and honesty. Their beliefs were reflected in the well-made furniture of minimalist designs. In the book are captions and stories of Rudy and the snowman, the 13 presents, nights of reading by the fire, and even Max's family. There is also a fable about the Führer who plants words like seeds throughout an entire nation, grows forests of these thoughts throughout all of Germany. There are word shakers, too, who climb up into trees and send words down to those below.

    Shaker Music Books and Articles. Note to musicians and researchers: A list of recommended b ooks and music collections are listed below which are worth considering and adding to your personal collection or your college or university library. Click on the links to read about each title. The Shaker series is a well known novel series comprising of beautiful, historical, and romantic books, which are written by one of the bestselling American novelists named Ann Gabhart. This series is comprised of 6 novels and 1 novella in total, which were released between the years and

    / ˈhɪs tə ri, ˈhɪs tri /. the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as a . The Shakers are the oldest surviving religious communal sect in the United States of America. The last active Shaker community is located at Sabbathday Lake, Maine. Today the Shakers are known primarily for their simple and beautiful furniture. Yet their music played a longer and more important role in Shaker history.


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The Shakers (the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing) are a religious sect that began as an off-shoot of Protestantism in England in the mids. Escaping persecution, the Shaker's founder, Mother Ann Lee, and eight followers immigrated to the United States in and settled in Watervliet, New York, north of Albany.

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Shakers contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on Shaker communities, industries, individual families, and important people.

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