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Taylor, Miles

The Age of Asa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Asa Briggs and Public Life in Britain since 1945
Miles Taylor

Part I. History

2. The Interconnectedness of Things: Asa Briggs and Social History
Rohan McWilliam

3. A Little Bit of a Victorian? Asa Briggs and Victorian Studies
Martin Hewitt

4. Victorian Capitalists and Middle-Class Formation: Reflections on Asa Briggs’ Birmingham
Francesca Carnevali, Jennifer Aston

5. Asa Briggs and the Remaking of Australian Historiography
Frank Bongiorno

6. Asa Briggs and the Emergence of Labour History in Post-War Britain
John McIlroy

Part II. Broadcasting

7. From the Daily Mail to the BBC: Communications in Britain, c. 1896–1922
James Thompson

8. Broadcasting Carries On! Asa Briggs and the History of the Wartime BBC
Siân Nicholas

9. Asa and the Epochs: The BBC, the Historian, the Institution and the Archive
Jean Seaton

Part III. Universities

10. Back to Yorkshire: ‘Asia’ Briggs at Leeds, 1955–1961
Malcolm Chase

11. Asa Briggs and the University of Sussex, 1961–1976
Matthew Cragoe

12. Asa Briggs and the Opening Up of the Open University
Daniel Weinbren

13. From Worcester to Longman: Devising the History of the Book
James Raven

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Historiography and Method, Social History, Modern History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
323 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137392596
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48337-2

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