's Cultural Capital: The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain PDF

ISBN-10: 1781685916

ISBN-13: 9781781685914

Britain started the twenty-first century confident of its creativity. during the New Labour period, the visible and appearing arts, museums and galleries, have been perpetually promoted as a stimulus to nationwide monetary revival, a post-industrial revolution the place spending on tradition may resolve every little thing, from nationwide decline to crime. Tony Blair heralded it a “golden age.” Yet regardless of large funding, the viewers for the humanities remained a privileged minority. So what went wrong?

In Cultural Capital, top historian Robert Hewison supplies an in-depth account of ways inventive Britain misplaced its means. From Cool Britannia and the Millennium Dome to the Olympics and past, he exhibits how tradition turned a commodity, and the way target-obsessed managerialism stifled creativity. in line with the disasters of recent Labour and the austerity measures of the Coalition govt, Hewison argues for a brand new dating among politics and the arts.

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