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1938: Modern Britain
In histories of Britain 1938 is usually given short shrift, with Air Raid Precautions, Evacuation and Munich used as signposts to the inevitable oncoming hostilities. However, there were many significant technological and cultural developments in that year that have been ignored. Taking a parallel historical view, Michael John Law demonstrates through a set of case studies that the late 1930s were teeming with projects that foreshadowed the modernity now associated with the late 1950s