The British Middle Class

Former Labour MP, historian and broadcaster Tristram Hunt examines the social class's origins, rise and decline in this fascinating documentary. With the wealth generated from industry suddenly empowering a whole new section of the British population, what began as a backlash against the landed aristocracy soon became a movement where this newly moneyed group had to become protective of their own status and, in many ways, turn their back on where they came from.

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