Corpus ID: 152972000

Anatomy of Britain Today.

  title={Anatomy of Britain Today.},
  author={A. Sampson},
Looking westwards and worshipping: The New York ‘Creative Revolution’ and British advertising, 1956–1980
This article explores the ways in which developments associated with the ‘creative revolution’ in New York advertising in the 1950s and 1960s were imported into the United Kingdom, helping to reshapeExpand
‘Christian civilisation’, ‘modern secularisation’, and the revolutionary re-imagination of British modernity, 1954-1965
ABSTRACT This essay argues that essentialist models of modernity are always ideological, and that Britain’s dominant ideology of modernity was transformed from the mid-1950s, with revolutionaryExpand
‘Money Spinners’: R. Seifert & Partners, Sir Frank Price and Public-Sector Speculative Development in the 1970s
Abstract This article examines an unexecuted example of the work of the prolific architectural practice R. Seifert & Partners designed for a site in central Birmingham in the 1970s. R. Seifert &Expand
Between Maxwell and Micawber: plotting the failure of the Equitable Life
This paper offers reflections on the failure of The Equitable Life Assurance Society. Noting that the collapse of this financial institution precipitated a raft of official inquiries, we provide aExpand
Advertising expenditure in 1950s Britain
Advertising as a proportion of national income rose from the late 1940s and peaked in the mid-to-late 1950s. This growth however exhibited inflection points in 1949 and 1951 which coincided withExpand
L. Gardner and Sons Limited : the history of a British industrial firm : a study with special reference to markets, workplace industrial relations, and manufacturing engineering technology, 1955-1986
Investigating a range of commonly asserted characteristics relating to British family firms, this study concluded that, although they retained ownership and control and did not adopt mass-production,Expand
Higher education and UK elite formation in the twentieth century
This study examines the proposition that mass higher education is, in practice, less a network of more or less homogeneous activities than a series of concentric circles in which elite institutionsExpand
Bürgerliche Werte und Statuserhalt