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The Post-War Surgence: the Twenties

  • W. A. C. Stewart

Abstract

OF ALL the schools considered in this book there is only one which was founded as part of a larger social experiment. Dartington Hall Trust began as a rural community enterprise in which the school was a necessary development which did not come right at the beginning. But we must go back before 1925 to see how all this came about.

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Notes

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    See Victor Bonham-Carter, Dartington Hall (London, 1958), pp. 25 ff.Google Scholar
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© W. A. C. Stewart 1972

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