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A-Z Guide to Modern British History
     

A-Z Guide to Modern British History

by Mark Garnett, Richard Weight
 

This comprehensive survey of the events, people and themes that make the British who they are explores the interwoven culture, society, politics and economics of the recent past. Two hundred concise essays cover topics as diverse as pornography and the poll tax, the Blitz and New Labour. The entries offer a consistent line of argument with a refreshing disrespect

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This comprehensive survey of the events, people and themes that make the British who they are explores the interwoven culture, society, politics and economics of the recent past. Two hundred concise essays cover topics as diverse as pornography and the poll tax, the Blitz and New Labour. The entries offer a consistent line of argument with a refreshing disrespect for old orthodoxies; at the same time, readers are given the essential facts on which to base their own opinions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780224063883
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.65(d)

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