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Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877

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Works: 431 works in 1,403 publications in 2 languages and 17,293 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Pictorial works  Designs and plans  Controversial literature  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
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The wrong of slavery, the right of emancipation, and the future of the African race in the United States by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

34 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of a busy life : including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery; to which are added miscellanies ... also, a discussion with Robert Dale Owen of the law of divorce by Horace Greeley( Book )

27 editions published between 1868 and 2007 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of author's writings concerning a myriad of topics; including early New England Settlement, early school days, apprenticeship, faith, first experiences in New York, getting into business, politics, socialism, beggars and borrowers, dramatic memories, U.S. Congress -- mileage, U.S. Congress as it was, libel and libel-suits, Europe, dissolution of the Whig Party, slavery, farms and farming, the Plains, the Rocky Mountains -- the Great Basin, Utah -- Nevada, the Sierra Nevada -- Yosemite -- the Big Trees, the future of California, the Presidential Election of 1860, secession, the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, authorship, and death
Hints on public architecture : containing, among other illustrations, views and plans of the Smithsonian Institution : together with an appendix relative to building materials by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

31 editions published between 1849 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footfalls on the boundary of another world : with narrative illustrations by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

75 editions published between 1859 and 2017 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moral physiology; or, A brief and plain treatise on the population question by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

85 editions published between 1831 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of a busy life by Horace Greeley( Book )

15 editions published between 1868 and 2015 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greeley was a newspaper editor, reformer, and politician. He used his position at the New York Tribune newspaper to promote the Republican and Whig parties. He was involved in almost every political and social issue of his era. His editorial, "The Prayer of Twenty Millions" (Aug. 20, 1862) advocated an aggressive attack on the Confederacy and faster emancipation of the slaves. As an agrarian, he supported liberal policies towards settlers: one of his famous phrases was "Go West, young man."
To Holland and to New Harmony; Robert Dale Owen's travel journal, 1825-1826 by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in Undetermined and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dale Owen was born November 7, 1801, in Glascow to Robert Owen and Anne Caroline Dale. He married Mary Jane Robinson. He was active in the New Lanark mills and New Harmony co-operative movements. He died in 1877
Wealth and misery by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

32 editions published between 1830 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labor, its history and its prospects : an address delivered before the Young Men's Mercantile Library Association of Cincinnati on Tuesday, February 1, 1848 by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

23 editions published between 1848 and 2017 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debatable land between this world and the next : with illustrative narrations by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

43 editions published between 1871 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877) left Scotland at the age of twenty-four to help run an experimental colony in New Harmony, Indiana, established by this father Robert Owen, the social reformer. While in the United States, he became a prominent proponent of slave emancipation and public education, eventually joining the Indiana legislature before moving on to become a member of the United States Congress, which led to his posting as a diplomat in Naples. In addition to his political interests, Owen was fascinated with the world of spiritualism. In this work, published in 1871, he assesses Protestantism and Catholicism and considers how spiritualism can 'confirm the truths and assure the progress of Christianity'. He goes on to explain at length the characteristics of spiritualism, including the physical manifestations and identity of spirits, as well as his own experience of apparitions
Twenty-seven years of autobiography : threading my way by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

12 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations : lawyers, clergy, physicians, men and women by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

15 editions published between 1839 and 1856 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the North-west in connection with the scheme of reconstruction without New England by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

22 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline of the system of education at New Lanark by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

32 editions published between 1824 and 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the breakers : a story of the present day by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

18 editions published between 1870 and 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The policy of emancipation : in three letters to the Secretary of War, the President of the United States, and the Secretary of the Treasury by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

18 editions published between 1863 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief practical treatise on the construction and management of plank roads by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

15 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address on the hopes and destinies of the human species by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

27 editions published between 1836 and 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracts on republican government and national education : addressed to the inhabitants of the United States of America by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

27 editions published between 1821 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Threading my way : twenty-seven years of autobiography by Robert Dale Owen( Book )

12 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dale Owen (1801-77) was a social reformer and politician who emigrated to the United States in 1825. He was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1842, and appointed US Minister at Naples in 1853. He was the author of political pamphlets, as well as books inspired by spiritualism, such as Footfalls on the Boundary of Another World (1860; also reissued in this series). First published in 1874, this autobiography focuses on Owen's early life, beginning with the history of his family before his birth. As well as Owen's childhood in New Lanark, it documents the beginnings of the experimental community set up by Robert Owen, the author's father, in New Harmony, Indiana. Owen, who emigrated to the United States to help his father in this project, tells of his own experience of communal life, and sheds light on an early example of Utopian socialism
 
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Recollections of a busy life : including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery; to which are added miscellanies ... also, a discussion with Robert Dale Owen of the law of divorce
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Citizen of the West

Citizen of the West 1801-1877

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Owen, R. D.

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Recollections of a busy life : including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery; to which are added miscellanies ... also, a discussion with Robert Dale Owen of the law of divorceFootfalls on the boundary of another world : with narrative illustrationsRecollections of a busy life