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Freese, Stanley

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1902-1972) UK author, best known for various works on English water mills and windmills; The Ten-Year Plan: A Dream of 1940 (1932) is a Utopia espousing traditional country values against the darkening tide of industrialization. It proposes that the presumed Overpopulation crisis of London should be solved by dispersal to a new town or towns with efficiently planned Transportation. One of Freese's illustrations of such a town has in its background a "great wind-driven power station", prefiguring modern wind farms (see Power Sources). [JC/DRL]

Stanley Freese

born Kentish Town, London: 1 June 1902

died Wenhaston, Suffolk: 8 July 1972 [another source gives 1 June]



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