Bob The Skutter wrote:
I thought they were just working off the ideas like Bourneville and Garden Village and the like, lots of philanthropic business owners created villages for their workers with decent living standards near their factories.
That's what Owen did in New Lanark, healthcare, education, entertainment all in the village for the workers and families.
New Harmony was to be a utopia peopled by recruits.
Madness of course but interesting.