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Huque, M. Azizul.

THE MAN BEHIND THE PLOUGH.

Book Company, Ltd., Calcutta 1939.
[xxii] + 386pp. Some sporadic light spotting, ex.-Research Department (Economics) Dartington Hall with ink stamp to front f.e.p., ownership ink stamp to front pastedown, e.ps. lightly spotted, original gilt lettered cloth sl. rubbed to head of spine. A detailed study of conditions, laws, tenure, landlord/tenant farmer relations ... 1920s and 30s. Author’s Presentation Copy, inscribed - ‘ Presented to Mr. Leonard E. Elmhurst with deepest regards M. Azizul Huque.’ Leonard Elmhurst was, with his wide, Dorothy, founder of the Dartington complex. He was influenced by Rabindranath Tagore and maintained strong ties with India. Dartington Hall became the centre for experiments in agriculture, animal genetics, forestry, and all the Arts; with the custom of gathering visiting thinkers and specialists in all areas to cross-fertilise ideas and practical action on an economic basis.
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