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Honorary Research Fellow Robert Dillon announces publication of book

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Publication date26/07/10

The Department of History is pleased to announce that the book entitled History on British television: construction nation, nationality and collective memory by Robert Dillon as been published by Manchester University Press.

From the resumption of post-war television in Britain, the book explores the production and consumption of factual history programming on British television. The chronological development of Western historiography is compared to phases of British television history production, highlighting how progressive developments in social and cultural trends have shaped what we make of the past and what the past makes of us.