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Peace Profile: David Davies, of Llandinam

Morgan, W John 2022. Peace Profile: David Davies, of Llandinam. Peace Review 10.1080/10402659.2022.2153587

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Abstract

David Davies, of Llandinam (1880–1944) was undoubtedly the most influential person in the peace movement in Wales during the first half of the 20th century. The grandson of a prominent Welsh industrialist and businessman, also David Davies, he inherited great wealth, from a family of preeminent social standing in Montgomeryshire, his county of birth. This permitted Davies a philanthropy stimulated by idealist beliefs about how international relations should be conducted, given the terrible experience of the First World War. The article provides a profile of the man, his philanthropy, and his idealist philosophy of peace as expressed in his own words, with an assessment of Davies’ influence on the peace movement in Wales, and beyond.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD)
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Group
ISSN: 1469-9982
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 19 March 2023
Date of Acceptance: 22 November 2022
Last Modified: 08 May 2024 17:29
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/157803

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