Popular Understandings of Politics in Britain, 1937-2015

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Revisiting Democratic Engagement in Post-war Britain.

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Tweet Democratic engagement in the immediate post-war period is sometimes understood as a paradox. Record high levels of voter turn-out, party membership, and support for the two main parties mean the period can be described as a highpoint of political participation. However, evidence of cynicism, self-interest and anti-party feeling has led revisionist historians to characterise […]

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