Robert Owen Owen of New Lanark and New Harmony by Ian L. Donnachie

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Published by Tuckwell Press in East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland .

Written in English

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  • New Lanark (Scotland),
  • New Harmony (Ind.),
  • Scotland


  • Owen, Robert, 1771-1858.,
  • Social reformers -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Industrialists -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • New Lanark (Scotland) -- History.,
  • New Harmony (Ind.) -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementIan Donnachie.
LC ClassificationsHX696.O9 D63 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6883394M
ISBN 101862321310
LC Control Number00455435

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