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Cold War: Building for Nuclear Confrontation 1946-1989

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The historical and cultural aspects of the Cold War have been much studied, yet its physical manifestations in England – its buildings and structures – have remained largely unknown. To the great landscape historian WG Hoskins writing in the 1950’s they were profoundly alien: “England of the … electric fence, of the high barbed wire around some unmentionable devilment…. ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by Historic England Publishing (first published December 31st 2003)
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Steve Morris
Nov 03, 2013 Steve Morris rated it it was amazing
Heavy in mass but not in text. This book focuses on the hard (cold) architecture of the Cold War years of the UK and some of the horrific weaponry. Photographs throughout tell many thousands of work in this fascinating and chilling topic.
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May 25, 2015 Andrew rated it really liked it
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very interesting, but dry in places, but that is the nature of the subject. well illustrated and very thoroughly researched. may read this again and user as reference.
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