Aspects of British Political History 1914-1995 [NOOK Book]

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HIST 98 short blurb This text examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in a clear and digestible form. Illustrated with with helpful maps, charts and diagrams. Aspects of British Political History 1914-1995 examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in a clear and digestible form. It: introduces fresh angles to long-studied topics; consolidates a great body of recent research; analyzes views of different historians; offers an ...
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Aspects of British Political History 1914-1995

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Overview

HIST 98 short blurb This text examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in a clear and digestible form. Illustrated with with helpful maps, charts and diagrams. Aspects of British Political History 1914-1995 examines all the major themes, personalities and issues of this important period in a clear and digestible form. It: introduces fresh angles to long-studied topics; consolidates a great body of recent research; analyzes views of different historians; offers an interpretive rather than narrative approach; gives concise treatment to complex issues; is directly relevant to student questions and courses; is carefully organised to reflect the way teachers tackle these courses; and is illustrated with helpful maps, charts, illustrations and photographs.
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Clearly examines the major themes, personalities, and issues of 20th century political history in Britain, incorporating and analyzing the views of different historians. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203991411
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 8/15/1996
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction to British political history 1914-95 1
2 The First World War and its impact 21
3 The decline of the Liberal party 1914-40 38
4 The 1924 Labour government 54
5 Baldwin and the Conservative ascendancy between the wars 68
6 The General Strike 82
7 The first crisis of Labour 1929-39 97
8 The economy, unemployment and government policy between the wars 109
9 Versailles, foreign policy and collective security 1918-33 129
10 Foreign policy and appeasement 1933-9 144
11 The Second World War and its impact 166
12 The Labour government 1945-51 179
13 The Conservative decade: domestic policies 1951-64 195
14 Years of reform and crisis 1964-79 211
15 Thatcherism and after, 1979-95 229
16 The second crisis of Labour 1979-92 247
17 Foreign policy and defence 1945-70 261
18 Foreign policy and defence 1970-95 276
19 Britain and Europe since 1945 286
20 The British Empire and Commonwealth in the twentieth century 304
21 The Irish issue 1914-96 320
22 Equal opportunities and women's rights in twentieth-century Britain 338
23 Immigration, race relations and the plural society 350
24 Primary sources for British political history 1914-95 360
Notes 393
Select Bibliography 410
Index 415
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