An exceptional account of one of London's most distinctive residential developments, combining the analytical rigour of business history with the rich human interest of social history. Altogether, Terry Gourvish's scrupulously told story marks a major contribution to our understanding of twentieth-century London. -- David Kynaston Terry Gourvish's authoritative history relates the fascinating story of the Square and the people who lived there. It also describes the non-profit making Dolphin Square Trust, which for over forty years ran the Square for the benefit of its tenants. Anyone interested in the history of London, its society and its housing will be engrossed by Dr Gourvish's compelling book. -- Sir Rodney Brooke, CBE, DL former Chairman of the Dolphin Square Trust Dolphin Square is a unique residential block in every respect. At last it has the history it deserves. -- Sir Alan Dawtry, CBE, TD former Vice-Chairman of the Dolphin Square Trust
About the Author
Terry Gourvish is Director of the Business History Unit, London School of Economics & Political Science, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He was until recently Chairman of the Business Archives Council and President of the Association of Business Historians. He has undertaken several commissioned histories, for the British Railways Board, Brewers' Society, Cabinet Office, Department for Transport/Strategic Rail Authority, and a number of private sector companies.