75. The first full-length study on the 1951 Festival of Britain 76. An examination of how Britain and Britishness were portrayed in the 1951's Festival's exhibitions and events 77. Covers the Festival's history and historiography, its purpose, its representations of the future and the past, the role of London and the 'local', the British Empire and finally its legacy
Becky E. Conekin is a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the London College of Fashion, The London Institute -- .