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Podcasts

Robert and Patricia Malcolmson - 'Mass Observation and its Diarists'

Robert and Patricia Malcolmson - 'Mass Observation and its Diarists'

Social Historians, Robert and Patricia Malcolmson, talk about their work editing Mass Observation diaries. Publications include Nella Last’s Peace, A Free-Spirited Woman: The London Diaries of Gladys Langford, 1936-1940 and Dorset in Wartime: The Diary of Phyllis Walther 1941-1942

Juliet Gardiner - ‘Writing the mid century with Mass Observation’

Juliet Gardiner - ‘Writing the mid century with Mass Observation’

In this podcast Juliet Gardiner (British historian and author of Wartime Britain 1939-1945) set out the origins of the original Mass Observation movement in the 1930s and explores the intentions of the organisation’s founders. This lecture was given as part of the 75th anniversary of the Mass Observation Archive.

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'The difficulties of the peace are going to be far worse than those of war. Millions of houses to build, four milli… https://t.co/imRErrfUYD
Thrilled to hear Lucy Curzon's recent book Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain… https://t.co/6hlFCAOzFW
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