The Post-War Surgence: the Twenties

  • W. A. C. Stewart


DESPERATE ELATION and exhaustion were part of the post-war reckoning, an emancipated disenchantment discerning an ideal in the League of Nations on the one hand and revealing bitter hostility in the General Strike on the other. The second wave of radical schools in England appeared in this decade and in their beginnings made manifest the latent social, economic, psychological, and religious currents of the time.


Public School Radical School Social Venture Game Warden Educational Idea 
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