The Autobiography of a Nation: The 1951 Festival of Britain - Studies in Design and Material Culture (Paperback)
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The Autobiography of a Nation: The 1951 Festival of Britain - Studies in Design and Material Culture (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 27/03/2003
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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
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 14 mm

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