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Brave New Britain

'Brave New Britain' is a fascinating record of post-war life from The Francis Frith Collection. From austerity and prefabs to rock 'n' roll and holiday camps, revisit the heady days of the 1950s and 60s in the pages of this fascinating and colourful book. In 1953 a national newspaper crowed to its readers: 'All This - and Everest too!' Britain was on top of the world, enjoying not only the achievements of the mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary in scaling the world's highest peak, but also celebrating the new Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation. But the post-war years were also times of austerity and sometimes painful change. The stunning archive photographs in 'Brave New Britain' reveal the changing face of British life in the 1950s and 60s. They show how a country that had won the war now went about winning the peace, ushering an age of opportunity, equality and prosperity, and banishing memories of pre-war hardship. As well as being a delight for the nostalgic and a superb picture book, 'Brave New Britain' is indispensable reading for everybody who is interested in how we became the way we are.

  • 128 pages
  • ISBN 978-1-85937-562-4
  • Size 189 x 246mm (approx. 7.5" x 9.5")
  • Free optional inscription available!
  • Printed to order
  • Part of our General Interest series of books.
  • Paperback

    Price £15

    Hardback

    Price £21

    Free Photo Print with this Book

    These books include a voucher for a free Frith Photo Print.

    Turn to the back of your Frith book and find a voucher for a free mounted print of a Frith photo of your choice. Simply choose any photo from the book, return the completed voucher with a small payment for P&P. We will then print it in sepia and mount it for you in our Medium Standard mount.

    A Frith photo print

    A personalised inscription on book title page

    The perfect, personalised gift

    Add a personal dedication to the title page - free of charge.

    Most of our books are printed individually for your order. You can add a personal message when you buy that will be printed on the title page at no extra cost, making our books a great gift or keepsake. Available in both hardback and paperback.

    This is a great option for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and leaving or retirement occasions.