The Autobiography of a Nation

The Autobiography of a Nation: The 1951 Festival of Britain

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 20th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 27/03/2003
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Synopsis

The first full-length study on the 1951 Festival of Britain. An examination of how Britain and Britishness were portrayed in the 1951’s Festival’s exhibitions and events. Covers the Festival’s history and historiography, its purpose, its representations of the future and the past, the role of London and the ‘local’, the British Empire and finally its legacy.

  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • ISBN: 9780719060601
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 15 mm

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