Home Browse Books Book details, Robert Owen: Social Visionary. Robert Owen: Social Visionary. Born in 1771, Robert Owen lived through the Age of Revolutions and was heavily influenced by the ideas and changes that characterised that era. After profiting enormously from the rise of industry, he gained fame as a social reformer, applying radical ideas in the mills at New Lanark and subsequently at the experimental community of New Harmony, Indiana
Adeptus said: A really good and interesting book. Robert Owen was one of the most controversial figures of his generation. He lived through the Age of Revolutions and was touched by the ideas and dramatic changes that characterised that era. This is a biographical study of his life.
Robert Owen: Social Visionary Paperback – 2 Jun 2005. by. Ian Donnachie (Author).
Robert Owen was one of the most important and controversial figures of his generation. Born in 1771, he lived through the Age of Revolutions and was personally touched by the ideas and dramatic changes that characterised that era. Profiting enormously through the first half of his lifetime from the rise of industry, he devoted much of his time thereafter to espousing social and economic philosophy which could serve as a corrective to what he saw as the ‘excesses’ of progress.
Robert Owen Society: family of Co-operative and Social Enterprise organisations and registered charity. Robert Owen Memorial Museum: the only museum specifically devoted to Robert Owen (Newtown, Powys). Robert Owen 1771-1858: introduction and collection listing (National Co-operative Archive, Manchester). Ian Donnachie Robert Owen: social visionary. W. L. Herd New Lanark. David J. McLaren David Dale of New Lanark: a bright luminary to Scotland.
Donnachie, Robert Owen: Social Visionary, pp. 20–36, on his apprenticeship and retail background. There is undoubtedly scope for further discoveries on Owen’s business history and his interest in reform issues. Ian Donnachie, ‘Historic tourism to New Lanark and the Falls of Clyde 1795–1830’, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2 (2004), 145–62. htm; and for wider perspectives Harrison, Robert Owen, and Taylor, Visions of Harmony.
Robert Owen: Owen of New Lanark and New Harmony. by Richard A. Lynch (Jul 31, 2005). Jul 14, 2005) Donnachie (2002). Robert Owen: Social Visionary by Ian Donnachie (2005) Paperback (1000). Robert Owen: Social Visionary by Ian Donnachie (2005) Paperback by Ian Donnachie (1010)
Robert Owen and the Co-op pack – includes Village Store book, prints, posters and silent monitor kit. £. 0. Resources and Publications - update February 2010 - 5a 18 1 All prices accurate at date of printing. Essays by Owen, describing his innovative ideas, many written during his time at New Lanark. Ian Donnachie (2005). A reappraisal of Robert Owen’s life.