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Later Than We Thought: Portrait of the Thirties Rene Cutforth

Later Than We Thought: Portrait of the Thirties

Rene Cutforth

Published October 28th 1976
ISBN : 9780715371237
Hardcover
160 pages
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The Thirties was an era which opened in depression and ended in war, but a time when the British, individually and as a people, still felt they ran the world. Although Red Revolution was flowering among the young intellectuals, the thirties was onMoreThe Thirties was an era which opened in depression and ended in war, but a time when the British, individually and as a people, still felt they ran the world. Although Red Revolution was flowering among the young intellectuals, the thirties was on the whole a reactionary, middle class decade, with the great bulk of the population lined up solidly behind tradition and the Royal Family. the Twenties break-through in sexual emancipation for women and escape from family domination by the young of both sexes, continued with the Thirties- but womens dress became feminine again, curves came back, dance music was sweeter, and a sense of social guilt on behalf of the poor and the unemployed, rare in the Twenties, haunted the conscience of the time. Rene Cutforths account of the Thirties i