• View Basket (0)
    NBA 2K20
    Our History of the 20th Century : As Told in Diaries, J...
    £17.49
    NewCondition BKE0962
    5 17.49
    9781782437352

    Our History of the 20th Century : As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters

    in Books
    £17.49
    Earn 438 Player Points worth £0.44

    Estimated Delivery:
    19 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

    Please allow an additional 2-3 working days before dispatch.
    Low stock
    1
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    OR
    • FREE shipping inside the UK
    • Player Points Customer Rewards
    • Safe, secure checkout
    • Easy, hassle-free returns
    Secure payment options.
    Visa
    Mastercard
    PayPal
    American Express
    £Price drop notifications

    Product Description

    Our History of the 20th Century : As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters

    What better way to understand Britain during the twentieth century than through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand? Travis Elborough's compilation offers brilliantly candid and intimate insights not only into the headline-grabbing events but also the domestic and personal moments of those who lived through it.The book draws on over one hundred diarists. They include the great and the good - from Beatrice Webb to Tony Benn, from A. C., Benson to Alan Bennett, from Virginia Ironside to Hanif Kureishi - as well as many less-well-known individuals such as Gladys Langford and Kathleen Tipper, whose writings for the Mass Observation Project offer brilliant glimpses into what the man or woman on the street really made of the stuff of history at the time.From the Easter Rising to the arrival of email, from the Boer War to New Labour, here are responses to the death of Princess Diana, the resignation of Margaret Thatcher, the Moon landing, the Beatles and much more.Guardian Best Books of 2017, selected by David KynastonPraise for Travis Elborough:'One of Britain's finest pop culture historians.'Guardian'Elborough is an English nostalgist in the mode of John Betjeman . as a cultural commentator he is a terrific companion.'Sunday Times'Travis Elborough is becoming a latter-day Alan Bennett.'Spectator'Elborough has the passion of a true enthusiast.'Mail on Sunday'Elborough is a charming, funny and frequently fascinating guide.'Telegraph

    Leave a Review

    You need to be logged in to leave a comment.
    Please log-in or if you have not yet got an account with us, you can register here.

    Lightning Deal

    Starlink Battle For Atlas Starter Pack Xbox One Game

    Starlink Battle For Atlas Starter Pack Xbox One Game

    Now £12.49
    “Overall I couldn't ask for any better. I will continue to use and recommend.”
    — I. Barnard
    365games.co.uk
    Loading

    Price Drop Notification

    Want to know when Our History of the 20th Century : As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters - 365games.co.uk drops below a certain price? Enter your email address and price below and we'll let you know when it drops below that price!

    Hey! Stay with us...

    Our History of the 20th Century : As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters
    OR