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  1. says:

    I learned so much from this book I had known there was some kind of financial crisis in the 70s but I didn’t know the circumstances around it or any of the players This book is long but gives so much detail about the era I was so impressed that I ordered the rest of the series

  2. says:

    I could a tale unfold whose lightest word would harrow up thy soul freeze thy young blood and make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres Actually I couldn’t but Dominic Sandbrook can; he has in Seasons in the Sun the Ba

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    I found this a slight disappointment after the truly excellent State of Emergency but I suppose that was to be expected partly because so much recapping was needed but also because I actually clearly remember the events covered so there were fewer surprises The other slighly irritating aspect of the book was the rather small number of sources used to add colour to the account Some added something such as Peter Hall's gradual disillusionme

  4. says:

    And so Dominic Sandbrook’s history of the sixties and seventies as well as a little bit of the fifties comes to an end Well I say that as it does seem to be his intention to end it now and the arrival of Mrs Thatcher as Prime Minister is a logical end point However given these books have been building virtually since the first volume to the arrival of the Iron Lady it is – in a way – peculiar to end this series

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    I've developed a serious addiction on Sandbrook's sprawling history of postwar Britain SEASONS IN THE SUN profits to this American non sports fan's mind by having little about soccer or cricket and lots about high ranking politicians plotting murders The Jeremy Thorpe scandal is amazing has that been turned into a movie? Could we get Hugh Laurie to star as Thorpe? Obviously the high point of the book is when Thorpe is on

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    A mix of high politics laced with popular culture and sociologyThe 1960s was the decade in which the British pu

  7. says:

    While this is no doubt the authoritative book on the period is he being paid by the word ? Several anecdotes are repeated over and over it all seems to be about Wilson being uninterested and moribund as a leader Benn is little than a cartoon fi

  8. says:

    Update on finishing it I bumped my rating up a star because it did have some better points For example as I mentioned in the comments the section on Grunwick was well done But I still don't like his attitude and most especially the tiresome way

  9. says:

    This is a fascinating book for anyone that lived through the 1970's in Britain or anyone that wishes to see how badly the people of

  10. says:

    Think of Britain in the mid to late 1970s and a number of grubby images are conjured up militant trade union intransigence republican and loyali

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N if you didn't don't miss this book' Mail on Sunday 'Sandbrook has created a specific style of narrative history blending high politics social change and popular culture always readable and assured A splendid book' Stephen Robinson Sunday Times 'Sandbrook has a remarkable ability to turn a sow's ear into a sulk purse His subject is depressing but the book itself is a joy Sandbrook is without doubt superb Seasons in the Sun is a familiar story yet seldom has it been told with such verve' Gerard DeGroot Seven 'A brilliant historian I had never fully appreciated what a truly horrible period it was until reading Sandbrook' A N Wilson Spectator 'Nuanced Sandbrook has rummaged deep into the cultural life of the e. I ve developed a serious addiction on Sandbrook s sprawling history of postwar Britain SEASONS IN THE SUN profits to this American non sports fan s mind Imagimorphia readable and assured A splendid book' Stephen Robinson Sunday Times 'Sandbrook has a The Book of Beginnings remarkable ability to turn a sow's ear into a sulk purse His subject is depressing but the book itself is a joy Sandbrook is without doubt superb Seasons in the Sun is a familiar story yet seldom has it been told with such verve' Gerard DeGroot Seven 'A brilliant historian I had never fully appreciated what a truly horrible period it was until The Homelanders (The Homelanders, reading Sandbrook' A N Wilson Spectator 'Nuanced Sandbrook has Lila and Alex short story. X-Rated. rummaged deep into the cultural life of the e. I ve developed a serious addiction on Sandbrook s sprawling history of postwar Britain SEASONS IN THE SUN profits to this American non sports fan s mind

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Dominic Sandbrook's magnificent account of the late 1970s in Britain the book behind the major BB2 series The Seventies The late 1970s were Britain's years of strife and the good life They saw inflation riots the peak of trade union power and also the birth of home computers the rise of the ready meal and the triumph of a Grantham grocer's daughter who would change everything Dominic Sandbrook recreates this extraordinary period in all its chaos and contradiction revealing it as a turning point in our recent history where in everything from families and schools to punk and Doctor Who the future of the nation was being decided Reviews 'Magnificent if you lived through the late Seventies or for that matter eve. I found this a slight disappointment after the truly excellent State of Emergency but I suppose that was to be expected partly because so much recapping Make your own model forts & castles riots the peak of trade union power and also the birth of home computers the Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury rise of the How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim ready meal and the triumph of a Grantham grocer's daughter who would change everything Dominic Sandbrook The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) recreates this extraordinary period in all its chaos and contradiction Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic revealing it as a turning point in our Earthfall (Homecoming, recent history where in everything from families and schools to punk and Doctor Who the future of the nation was being decided Reviews 'Magnificent if you lived through the late Seventies or for that matter eve. I found this a slight disappointment after the truly excellent State of Emergency but I suppose that was to be expected partly because so much A Daddy for Christmas recapping

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Ra to remind us how rich it was from Bowie to Dennis Potter Martin Amis to William Golding' Damian Whitworth The Times 'Sharply and fluently written entertaining By making you uite nostalgic for the present Sandbrook has done a public service' Evening Standard About the author Born in Shropshire ten days before the October 1974 election Dominic Sandbrook was educated at Oxford St Andrews and Cambridge He is the author of three hugely acclaimed books on post war Britain Never Had It So Good White Heat and State of Emergency and two books on modern American history Eugene McCarthy and Mad as Hell A prolific reviewer and columnist he writes regularly for the Sunday Times Daily Mail New Statesman and BBC History. While this is no doubt the authoritative book on the period is he being paid by the word Several anecdotes are repeated over and over it all seems to b