The British Seaside: Holidays and Resorts in the Twentieth Century
The annual seaside holiday became a common experience in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s and it has a central place in popular memory. Its recent decline has prompted nostalgia and gloom across the media, with a spate of newspaper features every summer bemoaning its decline. This is the first detailed academic cultural study of the rise and fall of the seaside holiday in Br...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 18th 2000 by Manchester University Press
(first published August 17th 2000)
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