Dominic Christopher Sandbrook (born 2 October 1974) is a British historian, author, columnist and television presenter
Dominic Christopher Sandbrook (born 2 October 1974) is a British historian, author, columnist and television presenter. Born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, he was educated at Malvern College and studied at Balliol College, Oxford, the University of St Andrews and Jesus College, Cambridge. Previously a lecturer in history at the University of Sheffield, he has been a senior fellow of the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford University and a member of its history faculty.
The People's Post book. See a Problem? We’d love your help. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The People's Post: A Narrative History of the Post Office. by. Dominic Sandbrook (Author and Narrator)
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2 people found this helpful. This book was not on my radar but after hearing author Dominic Sandbrook give an hour long talk about his most recent book, State of Emergency: The Way We Were. He paints a picture of the country in those post war years, as rationing ended and there was a greater wealth and consumerism. With ITV competing with BBC and supermarkets challenging local shops, people have different choices which affect their everyday lives. Dominic Sandbrook, about the early 1970s, I was hooked by his style.
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Events will unfold in a way none of us can predict similarly to the Wall Street Crash of the . In Ireland, some 2,000 people died in guerrilla warfare between the newly formed IRA and the British authorities before a truce was agreed in July 1921
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Events will unfold in a way none of us can predict similarly to the Wall Street Crash of the 1920s. But the country was most moderate, stable and escaped racist extremism. In Ireland, some 2,000 people died in guerrilla warfare between the newly formed IRA and the British authorities before a truce was agreed in July 1921. Dame Nellie Melba is pictured making her first wireless broadcast in 1920. The Mail sponsored Britain’s first live radio broadcast, in which the soprano Melba performed at the Marconi wireless factory in Chelmsford, Essex.
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It’s called Royal Mail but it should be known as the People s Post. Launched in 1516 by Henry VIII, it was intended to support royal communications and bolster intelligence. It was only a rise in literacy, trade and interest that stimulated a demand for a public service, and it wasn’t until the advent of the Penny Black in 1840 that it became affordable to the general public.
Dominic Sandbrook was born in Shropshire in 1974, an indirect result of the Heath government’s three-day week giving couples more leisure time. He is the author of two hugely acclaimed books on Britain in the Fifties and Sixties, Never Had It So Good and White Heat. The Way We Were: Britain, 1970–1974.
Written and presented by Dominic Sandbrook. A fifteen-part BBC Radio 4 series exploring the origins of the Post Office, how it became a cherished national institution, and how it adapted to globalisation and commercialisation. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Sold bypostgatefirmin (3635)100. 0% positive FeedbackContact seller. BBC Audio, a Division of Random House.