Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 June 2019

352 Pages | Approx 35 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198779537

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Me, Me, Me

The Search for Community in Post-war England

Jon Lawrence

  • A re-telling of the history of England and its relationship with community and individualism, from 1945 to the present day
  • Maps the changes that have faced and altered communities, and explores their political implications
  • Illuminates the ways in which ordinary people have made sense of, and helped to shape, the transformation of everyday life in England
  • Jon Lawrence considers how the quintessentially small, personal stories about life can humanize the big narratives of history—including those told by his own parents and family