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The BBC and national identity in Britain, 1922-53

Author: Thomas Hajkowski
Publisher: Manchester (GB) ; New York (N.Y.) : Manchester University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in popular culture (Manchester)
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This book is the first study of how the BBC, through radio, tried to represent what it meant to be British. The book combines an examination of the BBC's desire to construct a strong, unitary sense  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hajkowski
ISBN: 9780719079443 0719079446
OCLC Number: 758776238
Description: 1 vol. (XII-252 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. "Jolly proud you are a Britisher:" empire and identity, 1923-392. From the war to Westminster Abbey: the BBC and the empire, 1939-533. The BBC and the making of a multi-national monarchy4. Rethinking regional broadcasting in Britain, 1922-535. Broadcasting a nation: The BBC and national identity in Scotland6. BBC broadcasting in Wales, 1922-537. This is Northern Ireland: regional broadcasting and identity in "Ulster"ConclusionSelect BibliographyIndex -- .
Series Title: Studies in popular culture (Manchester)
Responsibility: Thomas Hajkowski.
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This is an important book that makes a valuable contribution to our knowledge of modern British history and the evolution of British identity in the twentieth century.Robert Savage, Boston College, Read more...

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