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Dr Richardson reveals eight historical snap elections in BBC History Magazine

With Britons about to vote in a snap election, Dr Sarah Richardson Associate Professor of British History, reveals eight other years when the government sprang a surprise poll on the public in the June edition of BBC History Magazine.

From 1710 to 1974 Dr Richardson looks at 200 years of government gambles, meddles, splits and reforms and whether or not they paid off.

Read the full article in BBC History magazine:

http://www.historyextra.com/bbc-history-magazine/current-issue

Dr Richardson

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