Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles

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Arguing that historians have been besotted by the cultural revolution of the Sixties, Dominic Sandbrook re-examines the myths of this controversial period and paints a more complicated picture of a society caught between conservatism and change. He explores the growth of a modern consumer society, the impact of immigration, the invention of modern pop music, and the British retreat from empire. He tells the story of the colourful characters of the period, like Harold Macmillan, Kingsley Amis, and Paul McCartney, and brings ...

Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles 2006, Abacus (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780349115306

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