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Introduction

Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Loughborough University, UK. She is the author of Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century (2007) and, along with Laura M. Chmielewski, The Atlantic Experience: People, Places, Ideas (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Non-Textual Sources : A Historian’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aim: This book will help the undergraduate history student improve their understanding of non-textual primary sources. It will give them the tools with which to analyse such sources and then hopefully will also give them the confidence...

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...

Back home

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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...C1503/105 [2, 01:04:00–01:04:40].I reckoned, being a Member for a marginal constituency, I had to work hard to keep it. Also I had that sense of duty, if you take something on. It’s a big thing for people to give you their vote. It’s...

Memory/Memory Studies

Jocelyn S. Martin

Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Although academic institutions have only started in the twenty-first century to officialize Memory Studies as an expanding interdisciplinary field, memory, as a concept, has always intrigued, not only historians but also...

J.F. Ade Ajayi

Toyin Falola

Toyin Falola is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction J.F. Ade Ajayi was one of the foremost African historians whose intellectual contributions to the course of African history and identity remain significant long after his death. Ajayi was one of Kenneth Dike’s contemporaries...

Developing as a politician

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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...C1503/26 [2, 00:06:40–00:07:40].Going back to the general election of 1945, this would have me at the age of twelve, I decided that I would run a school election. [...] I was a candidate as well as the organizer. I stood under the patriotic...

Time to say goodbye

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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...C1503/126 [2, 01:19:25–01:20:30].First was devastation. Suddenly you realize that you’ve got three kids, one is only five months old, and suddenly you have no job. But also a sense of bereavement, that something you so much loved doing had...

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...