%PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 20 0 R 31 0 R 36 0 R 50 0 R ] /Count 5 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R >> /XObject << /I1 11 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text /ImageC ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Creator (DOMPDF) /CreationDate (D:20140721194416+01'00') /ModDate (D:20140721194416+01'00') /Title (Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain 1974-79) >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 12 0 R 15 0 R 18 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 4677 >> stream q 381.750 0 0 120.000 34.016 687.874 cm /I1 Do Q 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Published on )] TJ ET BT 99.356 676.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reviews in History)] TJ ET BT 190.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \()] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 197.012 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 197.012 675.075 m 357.332 675.075 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 357.332 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\))] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 653.743 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 615.321 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain 1974-79)] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Given the amount of excellent accounts of post-war Britain that have appeared in the past decade or so, one )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is tempted to state that readers of contemporary British history have never had it so good. Both Peter )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hennessy and David Kynaston have reached the 1960s with their respective accounts of post-war Britain.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 540.908 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 540.908 243.417 m 554.900 243.417 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Dominic Sandbrook however, chose to take Suez as his starting point. He covered the period 1957?70 in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Never Had So It Good)] TJ ET BT 141.332 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and )] TJ ET BT 164.660 216.299 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(White Heat;)] TJ ET BT 225.980 216.299 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Seasons in the Sun)] TJ ET BT 315.644 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is the second volume of a pair of books covering )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the 1970s, picking up where its predecessor )] TJ ET BT 246.644 202.043 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(State of Emergency)] TJ ET BT 339.956 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( left off. The title comes from Terry Jacks? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1974 number one single; often held up as one of the aesthetic disasters that the decade regularly served up. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Yet it was extremely popular at the time, and slightly mawkish though it may have been, it provided a form )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of escapism that more often than not the era required.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The decade is generally remembered in popular memory and to an extent historiography as a kind of post-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(war counterpart to the 1930s; a bleak period best forgotten. Reading the recently published memoirs of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Alastair Horne and Patrick Collinson, it is striking how having both lived abroad during the 1970s, they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(describe Britain as a thoroughly depressing place to return to.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 329.300 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 329.300 88.857 m 343.292 88.857 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 343.292 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( The 1970s ?saw two Prime Ministers )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(broken by the unions, inflation heading towards 30%, sporting occasions regularly disfigured by barbaric )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hooliganism and hundreds of people murdered by terrorists not only in Northern Ireland, but in the streets of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1298)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thursday, 9 August, 2012)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Dominic Sandbrook)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781846140327)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2012)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(30.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(992pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Allen Lane)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(London)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Malin Dahlstrom)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj [6 0 R /Fit] endobj 15 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 16 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 540.9077 243.7315 554.8997 255.6115 ] >> endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 17 0 obj [6 0 R /Fit] endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 19 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 329.2997 89.1715 343.2917 101.0515 ] >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 23 0 R 26 0 R 29 0 R ] /Contents 21 0 R >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Length 8077 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(London and the pubs of Birmingham? \(p. xx\). England?s football team, World Cup winners in 1966, failed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to qualify for either the 1974 or 1978 tournaments. The country which had given birth to the Beatles and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Rolling Stones sent singles by Telly Savalas and Billy Connolly to the top of the charts. The ?Evenin? All? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of Dixon of Dock Green had been replaced by ?We?re the Sweeney son ... and we haven?t had any dinner?.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 738.051 m 48.008 738.051 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In 1970 Harold Wilson went into a general election expecting to win and lost. In 1974, the ?who governs? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(election looked set to mark the end of his political career with a second successive defeat. 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By the mid 1970s Britain was coming to be seen as a basket )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(case, the equivalent of the pre-war Ottoman Empire as ?the sick man of Europe?.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In his recent book )] TJ ET BT 123.332 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Strange Days Indeed)] TJ ET BT 223.976 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Francis Wheen portrays the 1970s as a bizarre period dripping with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(paranoia and conspiracy.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 153.644 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 153.644 500.211 m 167.636 500.211 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 167.636 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Such a description certainly fits Wilson?s government; while inflation soared )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and terrorism gripped the mainland, Wilson was completely under the control of his political advisor Marcia )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Williams, who ? apparently anticipating Malcolm Tucker by about 30 years ? called Wilson ?a little cunt? in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(front of his officials \(p. 59\). Wilson?s personal doctor Joe Stone subsequently had several conversations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with officials in which he quite seriously suggested that Williams could be murdered in such a way as to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(make the death appear to befrom natural causes. That three of Wilson?s aides ?seriously considered )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(murdering his political secretary speaks volumes about the atmosphere inside Number 10 after March 1974? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(p. 60\). Wilson himself became increasingly paranoid, convinced the security services were plotting against )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(him. Meanwhile, from the files marked stranger than fiction, bankrupt MP John Stonehouse tried to fake his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(own death by drowning in California, only to be apprehended in Australia. He then re-took his seat in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Commons while awaiting trial ? a move surely not even his fictional doppelganger Reginald Perrin would )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have undertaken. This was all small beer however, compared to the fallout that followed the shooting of a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Great Dane called Rinka on Exmoor in October 1975.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 292.964 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 292.964 329.139 m 306.956 329.139 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 306.956 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( A month later, in a magistrate?s court in Barnstaple )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(during a trial over benefit fraud, a man called Norman Scott complained of being hounded because he had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(once had a sexual relationship with the Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe. Subsequently, the Sunday Times )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(published a letter that Thorpe had sent to Scott in 1962, which included the line ?Bunnies can \(and will\) go )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to France?. Thorpe resigned as Liberal leader the next. On 3 August 1978, Thorpe was one of four men )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(charged with the attempted assassination of Norman Scott \(the assassin had bungled the job and ended up )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shooting Scott?s dog Rinka instead\), but was later acquitted. Strange days indeed.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Edward Heath'ssecond general election defeat in 1974,meant that hehad lostthree out of four elections, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and most Conservatives felt it was time forhim to step down as leader. Naturally he refused to step aside, so )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the question turned to who would stand against him. After Keith Joseph ruled himself out of the running by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(making a public gaffe about population control, Margaret Thatcher ? the token female member of the cabinet )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and shadow cabinet under Heath ? stepped forward. The odds on Thatcher becoming Conservative leader at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the beginning of 1974 would have been too long to calculate. When she told Heath she was challenging him, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(he predictably gave the Coolidge-esque reply ?you?ll lose?. But she beat Heath in the first round of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(leadership ballot by 130 to 119. Many MP?s tactically voted for Thatcher on the basis that when other )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(candidates joined the contest in the second round they would transfer their vote. But as the )] TJ ET BT 471.620 104.693 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Daily Telegraph)] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(put it, to do so after Thatcher had won the first ballot so convincingly would look as though ?a whole herd of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(faint hearts left it to a courageous and able woman to topple a formidable leader? and then ?ganged up on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(her to deny her her just reward? \(p. 251\). 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Labour reacted to the news with undisguised glee: ?No need to worry about )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the next election, it?s a foregone conclusion? \(p. 252\). Wilson characteristically reacted to the news by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pouring himself a large brandy. As for Heath, he would refuse to serve under Thatcher, and ?wallowed in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(one of the most spectacular sulks in British political history, an epic tantrum that lasted until his death thirty )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years later? \(p. 257\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Given what was to follow, the election of Margaret Thatcher as Conservative leader has become an episode )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(like the Russian revolution ? as E. H. Carr put it, those have suffered directly or vicariously from an event )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(desire to register a protest against it: this takes the form of writing history and ?letting their imagination run )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(riot on all the more agreeable things that might have happened?.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 342.296 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(6\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 342.296 669.027 m 356.288 669.027 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 356.288 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( If only Enoch Powell had not committed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(political suicide; or Reginald Maudling not been a drunk with financial problems; or if Willie Whitelaw had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(stood in the first ballot ... but these things did not happen. Powell famously said that Thatcher was ?opposite )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the spot on the roulette wheel at the right time, and she didn?t funk it?, forgetting that, in Sandbrook?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(words, ?it had taken exceptional single-mindedness, courage and timing to ensure she was in the right place )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(when the wheel stopped turning? \(p. 254\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In March 1976 Harold Wilson stepped down as Labour leader and Prime Minister. He had trailed his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(decision for a few months, but most colleagues were shocked when he resigned, as few had actually believed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(him when he said he was thinking about going. Despite winning four out of five general elections, history )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(has not been kind to Wilson; in particular ?his two-year administration after March 1974 was probably the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(worst in modern British history? \(p. 429\). It was a classic case of fiddling while Rome burned: instead of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(devoting his energies to ?turning the economy around, he wasted his time arguing with Marcia Williams, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sorting out the bizarre squabbles about lunch arrangements or consoling himself with the brandy bottle? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(429\). The resulting leadership contest turned out to be a damp squib; Crosland was yesterday?s man, while )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Healey and Jenkins had too many enemies in the party. The biggest surprise was thenumber of votes for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Michael Foot was able to garner from the left, but in the end Jim Callaghan beat Foot by 176 votes to 137.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As Leader of the Opposition, Margaret Thatcher was mediocre at best and poor at worst, easily dealt with at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the dispatch box and viewed with increasing condescension within her own party. Yet by the end of 1979, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(she was in Downing Street. Throughout the summer of 1978 Callaghan dithered over whether to call an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(election, before ultimately deciding against it. What followed has become entrenched in popular memory as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Winter of Discontent. Sandbrook?s description of how the country slowly descended into chaos is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(high point of the book. As historians we have all been warned about the dangers of writing ?Good Queen )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bess/ Bad King John? history, but it is very hard not to pass judgement on some of the cast of characters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from the period. Moss Evans, in particular, was singularly inept as Jack Jones' successor at TGWU, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(resembling not so much a leader as a ventriloquist?s dummy \(p. 713\). Tony Benn cuts a similarly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemptible figure, constantly setting the standard for self-righteousness and disloyalty. The crisis wore )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Callaghan out; all that he had believed in had crumbled away over the winter months. The no-confidence )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(motion that triggered the general election of March 1979 provokes some more purple prose from Sandbrook; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(it should be compulsive reading for anyone who thinks narrative history is dead.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In theory a Conservative victory should have been inevitable; in practice, it was closer than anticipated. But )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Winter of Discontent was an extremely big millstone for Labour to tryto shake off, and statements such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as, ?if Mrs Thatcher gets in I will say to the lads, ?come on, get your snouts in trough? from the leader of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(railway union didn?t help matters either? \(p. 789\). As Bernard Donoughue noted on polling day, people )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(weren?t so much voting )] TJ ET BT 152.000 163.973 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(for)] TJ ET BT 166.004 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( anything as against something ? union thugs who had barred the way to hospitals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on picket lines, local authorities that had allowed rubbish to pile up in the streets. The Conservatives polled )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(339 seats to Labour's 269; ?for the first time since 1966 the voters had produced a clear and unarguable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mandate? \(p. 800\). Typically, after the election Benn called for an ?inquest? into why Labour had lost; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Callaghan immediately put him back in his box by snapping ?I?ll tell you what happened. We lost the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(election because people didn?t get their dustbins emptied, because commuters were angry about train )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disruption and because of too much union power. That?s about it? \(p. 803\). Butler and Kavanagh would be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hard pressed to argue against that verdict.)] TJ ET endstream endobj 33 0 obj [31 0 R /Fit] endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 35 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 342.2957 669.3415 356.2877 681.2215 ] >> endobj 35 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 36 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 39 0 R 42 0 R 44 0 R 46 0 R 48 0 R ] /Contents 37 0 R >> endobj 37 0 obj << /Length 9127 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 784.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Of course, the book deals with much more than simply the politics of the period. The devolution movement, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the evolution of race relations and Scotland?s ill-fated 1978 World Cup campaign are covered. Popular )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memory is usually faulty to some extent, and ? as in his other books ? Sandbrook is quick to point out that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the accepted narrative of the period doesn?t always chime with the historical record. Take punk for instance. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The music magazine )] TJ ET BT 136.328 727.445 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(New Musical Express)] TJ ET BT 240.320 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \()] TJ ET BT 247.316 727.445 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(NME)] TJ ET BT 272.648 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\), recently voted the Sex Pistols' ?God Save the Queen? as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the most important song of the 1970s, and theemergence of punk must play an important role in any cultural )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history of Britain at this time. 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It )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provided an important alternative to be sure, but it never enjoyed mass appeal, contrary to what the )] TJ ET BT 512.264 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(NME )] TJ ET BT 540.596 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Melody Maker)] TJ ET BT 104.324 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( would have had you believe.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 244.964 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(7\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 244.964 626.259 m 258.956 626.259 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 258.956 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( If anything, the real musical revolution of the 1970s was the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(emergence of disco ? but this does not easily tie into the standard narrative of a bleak, confrontational decade.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As ever, Sandbrook is at his best when using the popular culture of the time as a microcosm of what was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(happening at a national level. The book opens with the trials and tribulations that George Lucas underwent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(while filming )] TJ ET BT 102.020 558.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Star Wars)] TJ ET BT 150.356 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in England. The film crew ?began work at 8.30 before a mandatory tea break at 10. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(At 1.15pm they had an hour for lunch, and another mandatory tea break at 4.30pm. At 5.30pm the day )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ended. Lucas had assumed this meant they would begin wrapping up, but by the second day of filming he )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(realised that stopping at 5.30 meant stopping at 5.30. Even if he were in the middle of a scene, the crew )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(would stop dead when the clock reached the half hour? \(p. xvi\). He enquired if they would consider working )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(overtime, and was told it would have to be put to vote each morning; whenever they voted on overtime, they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(invariably voted no. Such were the circumstances in which a film regularly voted to be one of the best )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(movies of all time was made.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(If there is a cultural leitmotif for )] TJ ET BT 192.320 432.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Seasons in the Sun)] TJ ET BT 281.984 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, it is surely Basil Fawlty. 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When Messrs Hennessy and Kynaston )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reach the 1970s in their own respective projects, they will find that the bar has been raised several notches.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 157.587 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 126.970 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 126.965 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Peter Hennessy, )] TJ ET BT 144.332 126.965 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Never Again)] TJ ET BT 204.656 126.965 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 1993\) and )] TJ ET BT 306.308 126.965 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Having it so Good)] TJ ET BT 394.640 126.965 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 2010\); David )] TJ ET BT 64.016 112.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Kynaston, )] TJ ET BT 116.012 112.709 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Austerity Britain)] TJ ET BT 196.352 112.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 1945?51 \(London, 2008\) and )] TJ ET BT 342.332 112.709 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Family Britain)] TJ ET BT 413.336 112.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 1951?7 \(London, 2010\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 532.988 112.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 532.988 111.315 m 560.648 111.315 l S BT 64.016 98.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 97.059 m 90.344 97.059 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 84.202 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 84.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Alistair Horne, )] TJ ET BT 139.004 84.197 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(But What Do You Actually Do? A Literary Vagabondage)] TJ ET BT 412.328 84.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 2011\); Patrick )] TJ ET BT 64.016 69.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Collinson, )] TJ ET BT 116.696 69.941 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The History of a History Man )] TJ ET BT 262.028 69.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Woodbridge, 2011\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 363.008 69.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 363.008 68.547 m 416.996 68.547 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 55.690 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 55.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(When )] TJ ET BT 95.672 55.685 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Life on Mars)] TJ ET BT 157.676 55.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( premiered thirty years later, DCI Gene Hunt uttered a similarly memorable line: )] TJ ET endstream endobj 38 0 obj [36 0 R /Fit] endobj 39 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 40 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 244.9637 626.5735 258.9557 638.4535 ] >> endobj 40 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 41 0 obj [36 0 R /Fit] endobj 42 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 43 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 212.9957 248.4295 226.9877 260.3095 ] >> endobj 43 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 44 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 45 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 532.9877 111.6295 560.6477 123.5095 ] >> endobj 45 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 46 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 47 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 64.0157 97.3735 90.3437 109.2535 ] >> endobj 47 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 48 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 49 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 363.0077 68.8615 416.9957 80.7415 ] >> endobj 49 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 17 0 R >> endobj 50 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 52 0 R 54 0 R 56 0 R 58 0 R 60 0 R 62 0 R 64 0 R 66 0 R 68 0 R 70 0 R 72 0 R 74 0 R 76 0 R 78 0 R 80 0 R 82 0 R 84 0 R ] /Contents 51 0 R >> endobj 51 0 obj << /Length 7159 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 64.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?It?s 1973. Dinner time. I?m ?avin hoops?.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 270.980 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 270.980 795.075 m 324.968 795.075 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 782.218 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(4.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Francis Wheen, )] TJ ET BT 142.328 782.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Strange Days Indeed)] TJ ET BT 242.972 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 2010\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 324.296 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 324.296 780.819 m 378.284 780.819 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 767.962 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(5.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ironically a week or two before I received this book to review I had read Simon Freeman and Barry )] TJ ET BT 64.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Penrose?s )] TJ ET BT 115.004 753.701 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Rinkagate)] TJ ET BT 163.664 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 1997\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 244.988 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 244.988 752.307 m 298.976 752.307 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 739.450 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(6.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(E. H. Carr, )] TJ ET BT 119.336 739.445 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(What is History)] TJ ET BT 194.672 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 1992\), p. 97.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 305.996 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(6\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 305.996 738.051 m 359.984 738.051 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 725.194 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(7.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Again, coincidentally, as I typed these words it had just been announced that John Lydon had been )] TJ ET BT 64.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(invited to appear on the BBC?s heavyweight political discussion show )] TJ ET BT 405.332 710.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Question Time)] TJ ET BT 475.664 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 478.664 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(7\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 478.664 709.539 m 532.652 709.539 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 696.682 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(8.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lawrence Stone, )] TJ ET BT 147.656 696.677 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Past and the Present Revisited)] TJ ET BT 315.308 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Abingdon, 1989\), p. 75.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 437.300 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(8\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 437.300 695.283 m 491.288 695.283 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The author did not wish to respond.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Guardian)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/may/09/seasons-in-sun-sandbrook-review)] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 614.259 m 426.308 614.259 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 429.308 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(New Statesman)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/culture/2012/04/review-seasons-sun-dominic-sandbrook)] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 585.747 m 493.292 585.747 l S 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