British Culture and The Cold War 1947-65
  • Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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What was the impact of the Cold War years on British Culture? An expert on Britain and the Cold War period and lecturer in Twentieth Century History at Plymouth University, Dr Nicholas Barnett, explores the topic of his first book: Britain's Cold War: Culture, Modernity and the Soviet Threat (I. B. Tauris, 2017).

Date: 4 October
Time: 19:00-20:00 + time for questions
Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £6/£4.20. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPIA.

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