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New Lanark World Heritage Site Books, CD's and Learning Resources

A range of books, CDs and educational resources are available to purchase below. You can also download our information sheets by clicking here.

New Lanark Village Store & The Development of the co-Operative Movement New Lanark Village Store & The Development of the co-Operative Movement
£2.00


Robert Owen & Food Robert Owen & Food
£0.99

A light-hearted look at 19th century diet with some traditional recipes



New Lanark’s People- Volume 2 Compiled by A. Laurie & N. Young New Lanark’s People- Volume 2 Compiled by A. Laurie & N. Young
£12.50

Updated index & wide variety of archive documents



New Lanark's People New Lanark's People
£18.00

Special Offer! By both New Lanark’s People CDs for £18!



The Story Of Robert Owen
The Story Of Robert Owen
£2.00

 This book is a brief guide to the life and work of Robert Owen.

 

Published by New Lanark Conservation Trust.



New Lanark Heritage Trail New Lanark Heritage Trail
£2.00


Mr Owen’s Model Village: The Story of New Lanark for Children Mr Owen’s Model Village: The Story of New Lanark for Children
£1.50


New Lanark Roof Garden
New Lanark Roof Garden
£2.00

An attractively illustrated guide to the Roof Garden, including sections on the history of gardening in New Lanark, quotations from Robert Owen's works on the natural environment and related themes, as well as background information on the design and construction of the garden, the sculptures, and a complete list of the plants.

Published by New Lanark Trust



New Lanark Power Trail
New Lanark Power Trail
£2.00

A guide to the history of Power in New Lanark, from 1785-2006. The attractively illustrated book contains a numbered trail, enabling you to explore the developments in technology from the era of water-wheels to the generation of hydro-elecricity and heat-pumps.

Published by New Lanark Conservation Trust



Living in New Lanark
Living in New Lanark
£2.00

A Brief Guide to the history of housing and living conditions in the historic village, from 1785-1995.

Published by New Lanark Conservation Trust.



The Story of New Lanark
The Story of New Lanark
£5.00

Large Format, well-illustrated book, covering the history of New Lanark from 1785-2001.

Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese. Please select preferred language from the list below.



Nomination of New Lanark for the inclusion in the World Heritage List (Historic Scotland 2000)
Nomination of New Lanark for the inclusion in the World Heritage List (Historic Scotland 2000)
£12.50

Beautifully illustrated document prepared to support the nomination of New Lanark for inclusion in UNESCO's list of World Heriatge Sites. Contains a wealth of information on New Lanark, international comparators and an authorative text by Mark Watson in association with New Lanark Conservation Trust. The nomination was successful, and New Lanark was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2001.



David Dale of New Lanark (David J McLaren)
David Dale of New Lanark (David J McLaren)
£5.99

Sponsored by CWS Scottish Co-op, this edition of David Dale of New Lanark reveals that, as a businessman, educator, philanthropist and evangelist, Dale was a man of wide interests and considerable achievements in his own right. As one of the most eminent and respected figures of his day, he played a significant role in the rise of Glasgow as an industrial city.



Historic New Lanark (Donnachie & Hewitt)
Historic New Lanark (Donnachie & Hewitt)
£20.99

A detailed and thorough academic account of the history of the New Lanark community from 1785-1990s. 

(Edinburgh University Press, 1993)

 



Robert Owen and his Legacy
Robert Owen and his Legacy
£19.99

This volume consists of twelve essays from leading scholars and researchers on various aspects of the life, work and legacy of Robert Owen (1771-1858). A radical thinker and humanitarian employer, Owen made a major contribution to nineteenth-century social movements including co-operatives, trade unions and workers' education.



A New View of Society and Other Writings
A New View of Society and Other Writings
£12.99

A compilation of some of the writings of Robert Owen who was one of the greatest of British social reformers. This edition includes one of Owen's earlier works 'A New View of Society', plus an introduction discussing his life and his social and political thought.

Edited by Gregory Claeys.

 



Robert Owen: Social Visionary (I Donnachie)
Robert Owen: Social Visionary (I Donnachie)
£16.99

A reappraisal of Robert Owen's life, by  Ian Donnachie, a leading authority on Owen. First published in 2000, Donnachie's engaging yet judicious study is the first full biography of Owen for over 50 years. This edition was published in 2005. 



New Lanark Spinning New Lives by C.A. Hope
New Lanark Spinning New Lives by C.A. Hope
£10.99

New Lanark Spinning New Lives by C A Hope is an historical novel based on the true story of the people and events which created the Eighteenth Century cotton mill village. Meticulously researched, this book tells the dramatic formative years of the community.  The reader shares their personal struggles, tragedies and joys as they establish the legacy which we benefit from today. Meet the remarkable man who built the village, David Dale, possibly one of Scotland's greatest unsung heroes. A sequel  New Lanark Living With a Visionary, with Robert Owen centre stage, will be published soon.

Publisher: Marluc Publishing.



Utopia Britannica (by Chris Coates)
Utopia Britannica (by Chris Coates)
£16.50

A fascinating and attractively presented review of British Utopian Experiments: 1325-1945.  Chris Coates has explored the far corners of these islands to present this exhaustive survey of utopian movements.  If you thought that ours was the first generation to try and change the world, then think again!

Diggers & Dreamers Publications, 2001.



The Falls of Clyde: Artists & Monuments (RCAHMS Broadsheet 14)
The Falls of Clyde: Artists & Monuments (RCAHMS Broadsheet 14)
£1.50

Useful illustrated guide with prints and paintings (by Turner, More, Sandby et al), including a brief history and description of the built heritage features in the  Romantic landscape surrounding New Lanark. Contains a  map of the  Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and footpaths around Corra Linn, Bonington Linn, Corra Castle etc. 



New Lanark: Buildings & History (RCAHMS Broadsheet 15)
New Lanark: Buildings & History (RCAHMS Broadsheet 15)
£1.50

Illustrated guide to the historic buidings of New Lanark. Includes early 19th century illutrations and pre-restoration  photographs, as well as present-day images. The  map of the historic village of New Lanark includes footpaths and walks around the village woodlands.



New Lanark's People - The Early Years
New Lanark's People - The Early Years
£12.50

An index of transcribed archive material from over 70 different archive sources up to 1901. This is a useful source for family historians and academics too. Compiled by A.E. Laurie & Nicholas Young.



Music of New Lanark CD
Music of New Lanark CD
£7.99

CD containing all the Music of New Lanark. Includes the haunting melodies which were specially commissioned for Annie McLeods' Story, and the musical theme from the New Millennium Experience. Also includes the commentary from the audio-visual programme Annie McLeod's Story.



Robert Owen and New Lanark CD ROM
Robert Owen and New Lanark CD ROM
£14.99

Charts two aspects of New Lanark's History: The Social Legacy of Robert Owen, and the Regeneration of the site that was reduced to a state of ruin and built back up again. Double CD with detailed narrative text, photographs, maps. Contains extensive database of images. Suitable for reserach purposes, this was developed by New Lanark Conservation Trust in association with the Strathclyde University's Architecture Department (ABACUS unit). Suitable for PC or Applemac.



New Lanark and the Industrial Revolution [Printable Pack on CD]
New Lanark and the Industrial Revolution [Printable Pack on CD]
£5.00

A teaching and learning resource pack containing lesson plans, activities and pupil notes to support Social Studies: People, Past Events & Societies at 2nd/3rd levels.

Topic lessons include:

- The changes which led to the Industrial Revolution

- New Lanark and David Dale

- Robert Owen's New Lanark

Original primary source material is included.



Living in New Lanark, 1790s - 21st Century: A study of living conditions [Printable Pack on CD]
Living in New Lanark, 1790s - 21st Century: A study of living conditions [Printable Pack on CD]
£4.95

A teaching and learning resource pack containing lesson plans, activities and pupil notes to support Social Studies: People, Past Events & Societies at 2nd /3rd levels.

Topic lessons include:

- Highland Homes

- Good Quality Homes in New Lanark

- Victorian Times and Beyond

Original primary source material is included.



Aspects of New Lanark DVD
Aspects of New Lanark DVD
£8.50

Aspects of New Lanark DVD is a compilation of six short audio-visual programmes that are shown in the New Lanark Visitor Centre.

1. Story of New Lanark
2. Annie McLeod’s Story
3. Quest for Universal Harmony
4. People and Cotton
5. Robert Owen’s Schoolchildren
6. The Power of The River

 



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