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Irish co-operative movement. Horace Plunkett died in Surrey in March 1932, but lived to see the movement he created leave an extraordinary impact upon his home country. Throughout his final years, he remained in touch with the movement he founded as President of the IAOS but his interest shifted to mainstreaming agricultural co-operation across the globe. He organised a conference in July 1924 that gathered delegates from across the British Empire to discuss how agricultural co-operation might be promoted as a solution to problems of underdevelopment elsewhere. He

in Civilising rural Ireland
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Patrick Doyle

). 13 Patricia Clavin, Securing the World's Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920–1946 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013). 14 UN Secretary-General, Co-operatives in Social Development . 15 Akhil Gupta, Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India (London: Duke University Press, 1998), 38. 16 Rita Rhodes, Empire and Co-operation: How the British Empire used Co-operatives in its Development Strategies, 1900–1970 (Edinburgh: John Donald, 2012

in Civilising rural Ireland