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When the lights went out: Britain in the seventies

When the lights went out: Britain in the seventies

Beckett, Andy, 1969-

The 70s are probably the most important and fascinating period in modern British political history. 'When The Lights Went Out' goes in search of what really happened, what it felt like at the time, and where it was all leading

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Andy Beckett
ISBN: 057122136X, 9780571221363
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: x, 576 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Subject: 20th Century; Great Britain Politics and government 1964-1979.; United Kingdom; Great Britain History Elizabeth II, 1952-

Author note

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.