Britain in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Britain in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Charles More
     
 

In a century of rapid social change, the British people have experienced two world wars, the growth of the welfare state and the loss of Empire.

Charles More looks at these and other issues in a comprehensive study of Britain’s political, economic and social history throughout the twentieth century. This accessible new book also engages with topical

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Overview

In a century of rapid social change, the British people have experienced two world wars, the growth of the welfare state and the loss of Empire.

Charles More looks at these and other issues in a comprehensive study of Britain’s political, economic and social history throughout the twentieth century. This accessible new book also engages with topical questions such as the impact of the Labour party and the role of patriotism in British identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582784833
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Britain in 1900. 2. Liberal High Tide: Politics 1900-1914. 3. The First World War. 4. Changing Tides: Politics Between the Wars. 5. The Search for Peace: Britain and the World 1918-1939. 6. Society 1900-1939. 7. The Second World War: Battles and Strategy. 8. The Second World War: Politics and Society. 9. The Years of Consensus? Politics 1945-1974. 10. Thatcherism and After: Politics 1974-2000. 11. Britain and Overseas 1945-2000. 12. Society 1945-2000. Afterword.

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