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Book review: history, heritage and tradition in contemporary British politics

Cowman, Krista (2012) Book review: history, heritage and tradition in contemporary British politics. LSE Review of Books (31 Aug 2012). Website.

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This book explores the use of the past in modern British politics. It examines party political perspectives on British history and the historical process, and also looks at the ways in which memory is instituted within the parties in practice, through archives, written histories and commemorations. Krista Cowman finds it to be of much interest. History, Heritage and Tradition in Contemporary British Politics: Past Politics and Present Histories. Emily Robinson. Manchester University Press. June 2012.

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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2012 15:49
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2020 23:07

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