Dr. Martin Farr is Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary British History at Newcastle University . His recent publications include articles on the 1918 general election, the politics of strategic bombing 1940-5, and package holidays in the 1970s. He’s currently working on a book entitled Margaret Thatcher’s World, and articles and chapters on: the Representation of the People Act 1918; British seaside resorts since 1945; leaders of the Labour Party in the 1980s; the deaths of Hugh Gaitskell and John Smith; and the film version of Oh! What a Lovely War.
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