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When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies [Paperback]

Andy Beckett
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`Excellent political history.' --Guardian

'Required reading for anyone who grew up in what were, as this enthralling and enjoyable book explains, defining times.' --Observer

`His energetic account of that seedy decade will jump-start hazy memories for those who lived through it.' --Independent

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(A) fabulous book. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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(A) thoughtful, balanced and illuminating book, --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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A splendidly rigorous and vigorous alternative take on '70s Britain and surely the first history to be entirely Chopper and Spacehopper-free.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Book Description

The most dynamic, relevant and exciting history book of the year, shedding a whole new light on overlooked recent history.

About the Author

Andy Beckett was born in 1969. He studied modern history at Oxford University and journalism at the University of California in Berkeley. He is a feature writer at the Guardian, and also writes for the London Review of Books and the New York Times magazine. He lives in London.
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