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John Field is a professor in the School of Education, University of Stirling, and visiting professor at Birkbeck, University of London. He has written widely on active citizenship and social capital. He is currently completing a book on a wide variety of work camp movements in Britain before 1939, to be published by Manchester University Press. You can browse his blog contributions below.

Community Building and Voluntary Service: Student Volunteers and Unemployed Camps between the Wars

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John Field, University of Stirling In the mid-1930s, Harry Rée was studying at Cambridge. A privileged young man, son of a wealthy family, educated at one of Britain’s finest private schools, Rée spent his long vacation living in a tent … Continue reading

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