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The Life, Times & Labours of Robert Owen By Lloyd Jones
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Born in 1771, in Newtown, Wales, Robert Owen moved to Manchester and became a highly successful capitalist. Appalled by the divisions industrial capitalism wrought on society and children in... More > particular, he fought for legislation to improve the health, education and rights of working people, and strived to put his own ideas into practice. He encountered much opposition, not least from the Church of England. However he influenced many social reformers. Frederick Engels was a friendly critic and great admirer. On the occasion of Owen’s death he played tribute to him as the first man “to place socialism on a practical basis.” Today the Co-operative Movement embraces one-billion members world-wide. Its tremendous success, especially in the form of workers’ co-operatives, remains a testament to his foresight, as well as providing living proof there are viable and more efficient alternatives to global capitalism.< Less
De Sade, Robert Owen: The Social Body By Sergio Zenere
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Starting from a self-contained digression from Sade's non-obscene novel Aline et Valcour (1795) and Robert Owen's A New View of Society (1816), both purposefully engineered as a manifesto, a... More > comparison is attempted -within the study's limited scope – between Sade's and Owen's andragogy and idea of a 'new society' in the realm of (Utopian) reformism. Their advocacy survives today in the postmodern legacy that still recurs to all-purpose sophisms to advance new causes by eliciting strong emotional responses. Both authors have been described in a number of diverse and conflicting ways spanning the extremes of the political spectrum. In spite of the obvious differences between accomplished industrialist and trail-blazing reformer Owen and lunatic Sade, whose direct political experience was scant, their views reveals glaring similarities that go well beyond the Utopian motif of imaginary worlds concocted as beacon of progress.< Less
The Life,Times & Labours of Robert Owen By Lloyd Jones
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Born in 1771, in Newtown, Wales, Robert Owen moved to Manchester and became a highly successful capitalist. Appalled by the divisions industrial capitalism wrought on society and children in... More > particular, he fought for legislation to improve the health, education, and rights of working people, and strived to put his own ideas into practice. He encountered much opposition, not least from the Church of England. However he influenced many social reformers. Frederick Engels was a friendly critic and great admirer. On the occasion of Owen’s death he played tribute to him as the first man “to place socialism on a practical basis.” Above all Owen inspired the founders of the modern International Co-operative Movement, which now embraces one-billion members world-wide. Its tremendous success, especially in the form of workers’ co-operatives, remains a living testament to his foresight, as well as providing living proof there are viable and more efficient alternatives to global capitalism.< Less
A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF SHALEE 1994 By Robert Owens
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Vignettes and events in the life of Shalee Owens at the age of 6, growing up in St. George, Utah, copied from the journal of her grandfather.
A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF SHALEE 1994 By Robert Owens
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Vignettes and events in the life of Shalee Owens at the age of 6, growing up in St. George, Utah, copied from the journal of her grandfather.
Moving with the Echoes By Robert Owens
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This is a collection of 29 dreams, which were described, illustrated, and analyzed in the author's journals over the past 8 years. What insights were gained? The jury is still out.
Quick and Cost Saving Meals By Robert Owens
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This book gives you quick and easy meals that are also cost effective. Most dishes in this book are simple, uncomplicated and take very little time to prepare. Making homemade meals does not... More > require hours in the kitchen and it does not have to put a dent in your wallet.< Less
Moving with the Echoes By Robert Owens
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This is a collection of 29 dreams, which were described, illustrated, and analyzed in the author's journals over the past 8 years. What insights were gained? The jury is still out.
The Adventures of Rhino Joe and Aunt Pamela Mae By Robert Owens
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This book is about the adventures of a rhinoceros and a variety of other animals in a jungle setting. This book is an excellent example of lessons learned from cooperation. This book contains English... More > and Spanish translation.< Less
Indian Ways By Robert Owens
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This book tells where the Indians lived, how they dressed and what they ate. Also weapons they used.

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