Source: Report of theSixty-Ninth Annual Conference of the Labour Party (1970).
fielding ch 2.P65
Table 2.2 Proportion of constituency Labour parties (CLPs) affiliating
the minimum number of members, revised membership and average
CLP membership, by region, 1965
(in order of
average CLP size)
Northern Home Counties
John Izod, Karl Magee, Kathryn Hannan and Isabelle Gourdin-Sangouard
reflections on the work) and his perceived
presence as the subject of observation by others.
Alexander Walker, Hollywood England: The British
Film Industry in theSixties (London: Michael Joseph, 1974)
François Truffaut, ‘Une Certaine Tendance
, University of North
London, 2000, ch. 6.
One example is Margaret O’Brien and Allen
Eyles, Enter the Dream House: Memories of Cinemas in South London
from the Twenties to theSixties (London: BFI and Museum of the
Moving Image, 1993).
For a definition of the ‘quality
, ‘ “When Did theSixties Happen?” Searching for New Directions ’, Journal of Social History , 33 ( 1999 ), 147 . For example, see Horn, The Spirit of ’68 .
6 Bruno Bonomo , ‘ Presa della parola: A Review and Discussion of Oral History and the Italian 1968 ’, Memory Studies , 6 ( 2013 ), 7 – 22 .
7 Nick Thomas , ‘ Challenging Myths of the 1960s: The Case of Student Protest in Britain ’, Twentieth Century British History , 13 ( 2002 ), 293
8 Caroline M. Hoefferle , British Student Activism in the Long Sixties ( Abingdon : Routledge
, Pornography and the Victorian Nude’, p. 23.
17 Walvin, Victorian Values , p. 3.
18 Michael Haralambos and Martin Holborn, Sociology: Themes and Perspectives (London: Unwin Hyman, 1990), p. 235. Notably, in The Wrong Boy , school governor Mrs Bradwick explicitly blames the legacy of ‘thesixties’ (pp. 59–60) for many of the school’s problems.
19 Ibid., p. 235.
21 Bernard Zilbergeld, Men and
The Northern Ireland Labour Party candidates will do everything possible to preserve and strengthen the link with Britain. Unlike the Unionist Party we will not use the border as an excuse for doing nothing. 1
Ulster cannot afford to stand still in theSixties, nor can she afford constant backward glances over her shoulder … Labour believes that Northern Ireland can become a prosperous and united community if its people so decide; that unemployment can be beaten; that social justice can be achieved; that the gulfs between our people can be bridged. The
Lennon renounced the whole pantheon of mystic sixties
ideology. Lennon didn’t believe in magic, I Ching, tarot,
Buddha, Jesus – even the Beatles didn’t survive his austere
However, it was not possible consistently to repudiate such a rich
legacy, and Lachman notes a certain ambivalence even in Lennon’s
hard-line philosophical materialism:
By the end of thesixties Krishna Consciousness was just
another scam and in ‘I Found Out’ Lennon turned his back on
his old guru. But Lennon himself seemed unable to drop the
Eastern trip entirely. One
Hodges, in his commentary for the DVD release of
Get Carter .
Alexander Walker, Hollywood, England: The British
Film Industry in theSixties (London: Harrap 1986 ), pp.
Colin MacCabe, Performance (London: BFI
Publishing, 1998), pp. 13–18, 24
-backed corrupt Batista regime, were key protagonists of a diverse multinational network fighting for worldwide liberation of
‘coloured’ people. However, some believed – as David Crowley wrote in TheSixties: A Worldwide Happening – that the Panthers had a ‘somewhat incomplete global consciousness and were often blind to the injustice and violence
being done in the name of progress by other revolutionary states (usually to
their own populations)’.9 In visualising their US revolution, the Black Panthers
followed Malcolm X’s statement in a 1964 speech that ‘We [Black Power
The reluctant chaplain: William Sancroft
and the later Stuart Church
illiam Sancroft cannot have looked back fondly on the events of 17
October 1686. That day featured the consecration of Thomas Cartwright,
a man he did not respect and whose promotion he had lobbied against, as
Bishop of Chester. To add injury to insult we learn from Cartwright’s diary
that thesixty-nine-year-old primate ‘fell flat on his face as he passed with
the Holy Bread from the south to the north side of the altar, his head to the
place where he knelt; but