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Beacon of change : how the 1951 festival of Britain shaped the modern age

Author: Barry Turner
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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As the 2012 Olympics sets about re-making a whole swathe of east London, Barry Turner's book marks the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain, which did the same for London's South Bank after  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Turner
ISBN: 9781845135249 1845135245
OCLC Number: 743467992
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Barry Turner.

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'A scintillating new history of the festival of Britain.' - Richard Morrison The Times 'This fascinating book chronicles the ambitious cultural event that transformed London's South Bank' Daily Read more...

 
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