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Introductory Reading

Andy Beckett, When the Lights Went Out: What Really Happened to Britain in the Seventies (2009).

Jonathan Coe, The Rotters’ Club (2001).

David Edgerton, The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth-Century History (2018)

Ben Jackson and Robert Saunders, Making Thatcher’s Britain (Cambridge, 2012)

Dominic Sandbrook, Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 (2012).

Dominic Sandbrook, State of Emergency: The Way We Were, Britain 1970-1974 (2010).

Alwyn Turner, Crisis? What Crisis? Britain in the 1970s (London, 2009).