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Bolanle Awe

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 Bolanle Awe was an imposing voice in the Nigerian academic community in the last four decades of the twentieth century because her writings were both important and necessary. She hails from Ibadan, in southwestern Nigeria...

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...

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...

The limits

Libora Oates-Indruchová

Libora Oates-Indruchová is Professor of Sociology of Gender at the University of Graz, Austria. She is the co-editor of The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism: An Expropriated Voice (2015), along with Hana Havelková. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Censorship in Czech and Hungarian Academic Publishing, 1969–89 : Snakes and Ladders

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...An earlier version of this chapter was published as Oates-Indruchová (2008). This text is here used with the permission of Europe–Asia Studies. In the Czechoslovak context it is relatively unsurprising that humanities and social sciences...

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...

The work

Libora Oates-Indruchová

Libora Oates-Indruchová is Professor of Sociology of Gender at the University of Graz, Austria. She is the co-editor of The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism: An Expropriated Voice (2015), along with Hana Havelková. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Censorship in Czech and Hungarian Academic Publishing, 1969–89 : Snakes and Ladders

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...An account of the archival story that is here relegated to the footnotes was published in (Oates-Indruchová 2019). This text is here used with the permission of Bloomsbury Academic. I Walking back from lunch, I visualized the landscape...