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Dominic Sandbrook: White Heat – A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties

Nicky Charlish, Culture Wars, 5 September 2006

THE IDEA OF the '60s as an era of exciting change for everyone has remained more or less the accepted orthodoxy – until now. Few commentators have been prepared to dissent from the prevailing view. But Dominic Sandbrook has come along, ready to enter the fray and revise our opinions about what many still venerate with all the enthusiasm given to cherished myths. What does he have to tell us about this legendary time?

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