New Town, A Proposal in Agricultural, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Reconstruction

TitleNew Town, A Proposal in Agricultural, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Reconstruction
Year for Search1919
AuthorsHughes,, W[illiam] R[avenscroft] M.A.(b. 1880), ed. for The New Town Council
Tertiary AuthorsHughes, W. R.
Date Published1919
PublisherPub. for The New Town Council by J.M. Dent
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Non-fiction presenting a detailed cooperative eutopia. Specifically, it proposes to establish a new country town, and a slip dated June 1921 tipped into the CtY copy says that “The proposals contained in this book are being put into operation at Welwyn Garden City… . .” Discusses industry, which must “enrich the lives of all associated with it…” (45), agriculture, education, which will include learning handicrafts and vocational skills in school workshops and adult education, and homes, which will include grouped cooperative homes, professional household services, and social life.

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CtY, L, NN

Author Note

(b. 1880)

Full Text

1919 Hughes, W[illiam] R[avenscroft], M. A. (b. 1880), ed. for The New Town Council. New Town, A Proposal in Agricultural, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Reconstruction. London: J. M. Dent. CtY, L, NN

Non-fiction presenting a detailed cooperative eutopia. Specifically, it proposes to establish a new country town, and a slip dated June 1921 tipped into the CtY copy says that “The proposals contained in this book are being put into operation at Welwyn Garden City… . .” Discusses industry, which must “enrich the lives of all associated with it…” (45), agriculture, education, which will include learning handicrafts and vocational skills in school workshops and adult education, and homes, which will include grouped cooperative homes, professional household services, and social life.