Historic New Lanark
Historic New Lanark (Ian Donnachie & George Hewitt)
A detailed and thorough academic account of the history of the New Lanark community from 1785-1990s.
This updated edition, now published in the Edinburgh Classic Editions series, is the definitive account of the most famous of Scotland's pioneering social projects.
New Lanark, the former cotton-spinning village, is internationally renowned for pioneering technology and social change in the Industrial Revolution. This book traces the community's history from its conception as a centre of mass production in 1785 to its present-day standing as a World Heritage Site.