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Eyewitness 1900-1909

Author: Joanna Bourke; Tim Pigott-Smith
Publisher: Hampton, NH : BBC Audiobooks America, ℗2004.
Series: BBC radio collection.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1900s began with British troops in South Africa. While the death of Queen Victoria cast a somber mood over the nation, Edward VII restored a sense of optimism. The decade ended on a note of violence with suffragette militancy and political upheaval. Voices of ordinary people mix with those of Lord Baden-Powell, Ben Travers, Marconi, Sylvia Pankhurst, Violet Bonham-Carter, and H.Q. Asquith.
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Genre/Form: History
Compact discs
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Bourke; Tim Pigott-Smith
ISBN: 0792735897 9780792735892 0563530901 9780563530909
OCLC Number: 58392924
Notes: "Eyewitness examines the role and the life of the British people in each decade of the century"--Container.
Credits: Written by Joanna Bourke ; presented by Tim Pigott-Smith ; produced by Sarah Kilgarriff.
Performer(s): Presented by Tim Pigott-Smith.
Description: 3 audio discs (225 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: BBC radio collection.
Responsibility: written by Joanna Bourke ; presented by Tim Pigott-Smith.

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Tim Pigott-Smith presents a unique audio snapshot of the history of the Twentieth Century. Released in ten volumes, Eyewitness provides a rare opportunity to hear the history of the 20th century  Read more...

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