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British Culture and the End of Empire - Thompson, Andrew (Editor), and Ward, Stuart (Editor), and MacKenzie, John M (Editor)
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This book is the first major attempt to examine the cultural manifestations of the demise of imperialism as a social and political ideology in post-war Britain. Far from being a matter of indifference or resigned acceptance as is often suggested, the fall of the British Empire came as a profound shock to the British national imagination, and resonated widely in British popular culture. The sheer range of subjects discussed, from the satire boom of the 1960s to the worlds of sport and the arts, demonstrates how profoundly ...

British Culture and the End of Empire 2001, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719060489

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