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Ahead of the release of Ken Loach's new film celebrating the post-war foundation of Britain's welfare state, a new H&P opinion piece by Bryce Evans of Liverpool Hope University explores the myths and realities of The Spirit of '45, in film, popular culture and modern politics. H&P Network member Steven Fielding of Nottingham University argues in an article for The Guardian that Loach's film would be 'better called The Myth of '45'.

Read Bryce Evans' opinion piece: The Spirit of '45

Click here to read Steven Fielding's article for The Guardian

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