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Robert Owen

by Jonathan Morgan and Peter Brooke

Relief sculpture in the garden corner of Newtown Gas Street

An alternative version of this essay can be found in Jonathan Morgan's book Rags to Riches - Entrepreneurs of Welsh Origin, Abertillery (Old Bakehouse Publications), 2010.

Childhood and Youth
New Lanark and David Dale
Owen's first period of reform
Villages of co-operation
New Harmony
The Trade union and co-operative movements in England
The Equitable Labour Exchange
The 'Rational Religionist'

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