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Conclusion. Memorializing Recent “Pasts” in Eastern Europe: Comparative Perspectives

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This volume offers fresh perspectives on museum representations of the recent past in contemporary Eastern Europe, against the background of European-wide debates on history, memory, and politics. Our endeavor differs from existing...

Oral History

Alistair Thomson

Alistair Thomson is Professor of History at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Primary Sources

...Introduction Oral history evidence can transform historical understanding. It can also illuminate our understanding of remembering by individuals and societies. Yet oral history evidence has been hounded by debate about the value...

Traces of National Socialism and the GDR in the ‘mirror of German history’

Clare Copley

Clare Copley is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazi Buildings, Cold War Traces and Governmentality in Post-Unification Berlin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Dörte Hansen and Maika Jachman, Das Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus: Spiegel der deutschen Geschichte (Berlin: Bundesministerium der Finanzen, 2015). ‘I find it impossible that a German government ministry is housed in this building. It simply...

Commemorating opposition to Nazism and to the GDR: Harro Schultze-Boysen and 17 June 1953

Clare Copley

Clare Copley is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazi Buildings, Cold War Traces and Governmentality in Post-Unification Berlin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...On Monday 31 August 1942, Harro Schulze-Boysen was summoned to the foyer of the Aviation Ministry where he worked. Once there, he was arrested by the Gestapo and taken straight to its headquarters, just around the corner at 8...

Discussing the Past, or Airing the Depots: Refashioning Exhibitions of Socialism in Serbia

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Instead of introduction Shortly after the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia, somewhere in the new Soviet periphery, a group of settlers established a commune that was to become a birthplace of communism and named...

Parliamentary business

Emma Peplow

In this book, Emma Peplow and Priscila Pivatto draw on the History of Parliament Trust's collection of oral history interviews with postwar British MPs to highlight their diverse political experiences in Parliament. Featuring extracts from a collection of interviews with over 160 former MPs who sat from the 1950s until the 2000s, The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs gives a voice to those MPs’ stories. In the process, readers will be given rare glimpse into the spaces inhabited by MPs, the political rivalries and friendships and the rising and falling of their careers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Priscila Pivatto

Priscila Pivatto is Research Associate at The History of Parliament Trust, UK. She completed a PhD in Public Law at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was a visiting scholar in Colombia Center for Oral History Research, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs : An Oral History of Parliament

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...C1503/13 [1, 00:52:55–00:54:00].The Chamber was the centre of life, everything happened in the Chamber that was important. If you wanted to make your mark you had to make your mark sometime between 2.30 and six o’clock in the Chamber. [...]...

Happy families

Emma Peplow

In this book, Emma Peplow and Priscila Pivatto draw on the History of Parliament Trust's collection of oral history interviews with postwar British MPs to highlight their diverse political experiences in Parliament. Featuring extracts from a collection of interviews with over 160 former MPs who sat from the 1950s until the 2000s, The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs gives a voice to those MPs’ stories. In the process, readers will be given rare glimpse into the spaces inhabited by MPs, the political rivalries and friendships and the rising and falling of their careers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Priscila Pivatto

Priscila Pivatto is Research Associate at The History of Parliament Trust, UK. She completed a PhD in Public Law at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was a visiting scholar in Colombia Center for Oral History Research, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs : An Oral History of Parliament

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...C1503/6 [00:35:50–00:36:25].I was having a conversation at home with my wife, we were discussing what we would do if I lost, which seemed very likely, and my younger daughter was listening to it and she asked me: ‘Are you going to lose?’ I...

Introduction

Emma Peplow

In this book, Emma Peplow and Priscila Pivatto draw on the History of Parliament Trust's collection of oral history interviews with postwar British MPs to highlight their diverse political experiences in Parliament. Featuring extracts from a collection of interviews with over 160 former MPs who sat from the 1950s until the 2000s, The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs gives a voice to those MPs’ stories. In the process, readers will be given rare glimpse into the spaces inhabited by MPs, the political rivalries and friendships and the rising and falling of their careers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Priscila Pivatto

Priscila Pivatto is Research Associate at The History of Parliament Trust, UK. She completed a PhD in Public Law at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was a visiting scholar in Colombia Center for Oral History Research, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs : An Oral History of Parliament

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The History of Parliament’s Oral History Project, Politics, British Library, C1503/72 [2, 00:02:10–00:02:55]. Hereafter references to interviews will be by catalogue number only.People in the House of Commons generally believe in politics...

Joining the party

Emma Peplow

In this book, Emma Peplow and Priscila Pivatto draw on the History of Parliament Trust's collection of oral history interviews with postwar British MPs to highlight their diverse political experiences in Parliament. Featuring extracts from a collection of interviews with over 160 former MPs who sat from the 1950s until the 2000s, The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs gives a voice to those MPs’ stories. In the process, readers will be given rare glimpse into the spaces inhabited by MPs, the political rivalries and friendships and the rising and falling of their careers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Priscila Pivatto

Priscila Pivatto is Research Associate at The History of Parliament Trust, UK. She completed a PhD in Public Law at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was a visiting scholar in Colombia Center for Oral History Research, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs : An Oral History of Parliament

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...C1503/103 [1, 00:21:50–00:23:30].I came back [from Kenya] knowing that I [would have] to be involved in politics. [...] You see I had grown up in a very monocultural atmosphere in Sunderland, and I just thought that was the way the world...

Making laws

Emma Peplow

In this book, Emma Peplow and Priscila Pivatto draw on the History of Parliament Trust's collection of oral history interviews with postwar British MPs to highlight their diverse political experiences in Parliament. Featuring extracts from a collection of interviews with over 160 former MPs who sat from the 1950s until the 2000s, The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs gives a voice to those MPs’ stories. In the process, readers will be given rare glimpse into the spaces inhabited by MPs, the political rivalries and friendships and the rising and falling of their careers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Priscila Pivatto

Priscila Pivatto is Research Associate at The History of Parliament Trust, UK. She completed a PhD in Public Law at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was a visiting scholar in Colombia Center for Oral History Research, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Political Lives of Postwar British MPs : An Oral History of Parliament

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...C1503/14 [00:56:25–00:59:45].The most magical, unforgettable night I ever had in Parliament will stay with me forever, that was the 29 March 1979. That was the day Margaret [Thatcher] won by one vote and changed the government...