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The Resource "The autobiography of a nation" : the 1951 Festival of Britain, Becky E. Conekin

"The autobiography of a nation" : the 1951 Festival of Britain, Becky E. Conekin

Label
"The autobiography of a nation" : the 1951 Festival of Britain
Title
"The autobiography of a nation"
Title remainder
the 1951 Festival of Britain
Statement of responsibility
Becky E. Conekin
Title variation
  • 1951 Festival of Britain
  • Festival of Britain
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Conekin, Becky
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in design
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Exhibitions
  • Arts, British
  • Festivals
  • Festival of Britain
  • Festival of Britain
Label
"The autobiography of a nation" : the 1951 Festival of Britain, Becky E. Conekin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-255) and index
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • I.
  • Introducing the Festival
  • 1.
  • background: history and historiography.
  • p. 2
  • 2.
  • Festival's people and purposes.
  • p. 26
  • II.
  • Time
  • 3.
  • Festival's representations of the future.
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Festival's representations of the past.
  • p. 80
  • III.
  • Place
  • 5.
  • London-based representations of the metropole and 'the regions'.
  • p. 116
  • 6.
  • role of 'the local' in the Festival.
  • p. 153
  • 7.
  • place that was almost absent: the British Empire.
  • p. 183
  • 8.
  • place of escape and edification: the Battersea Pleasure Gardens.
  • p. 203
  • IV.
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Conclusion: the Festival and its legacy.
  • p. 226
  • Appendices.
  • p. 235
  • Select bibliography.
  • p. 239
  • Index.
  • p. 256
Control code
ocm50783359
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780719060595
Lccn
2003042112
Other physical details
ill.
Label
"The autobiography of a nation" : the 1951 Festival of Britain, Becky E. Conekin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-255) and index
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • I.
  • Introducing the Festival
  • 1.
  • background: history and historiography.
  • p. 2
  • 2.
  • Festival's people and purposes.
  • p. 26
  • II.
  • Time
  • 3.
  • Festival's representations of the future.
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Festival's representations of the past.
  • p. 80
  • III.
  • Place
  • 5.
  • London-based representations of the metropole and 'the regions'.
  • p. 116
  • 6.
  • role of 'the local' in the Festival.
  • p. 153
  • 7.
  • place that was almost absent: the British Empire.
  • p. 183
  • 8.
  • place of escape and edification: the Battersea Pleasure Gardens.
  • p. 203
  • IV.
  • Conclusion
  • 9.
  • Conclusion: the Festival and its legacy.
  • p. 226
  • Appendices.
  • p. 235
  • Select bibliography.
  • p. 239
  • Index.
  • p. 256
Control code
ocm50783359
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780719060595
Lccn
2003042112
Other physical details
ill.

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