Throw away all your assumptions about communes.
That they came and went with the hippies; that they don’t last; that they are full of lazy, idle, good-for-nothing idealists; or sex & drug crazed maniacs!
Come on a myth-busting tour of Communes Britannica with communes insider Chris Coates, 20 year veteran of commune living, cohousing pioneer and editor of Diggers & Dreamers, “the communards bible”.
Come on a journey through war-time pacifist land groups, meet post-war idealists in the 1950s in their quest to build a better world, find out how the hippie commune movement really came about and what happened to it.
Most important of all learn how communal living provided a viable alternative way of life for thousands of people in the latter half of the 20th Century!
Includes Chapters on:
Plus a comprehensive directory of intentional communities from the period.
Check out Chris’s Communes Britannica blog
520pp paperback, b&w illus