Britain Since 1945: A Political History / Edition 6

Britain Since 1945: A Political History / Edition 6

by David Childs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415393272

ISBN-13: 9780415393270

Pub. Date: 06/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Britain since 1945 is the standard text on British political history since World War II. This in-depth chronological survey focuses on domestic policy and politics but also covers external and international relations. This fourth edition of David Childs' classic text has substantial additions, including: exploration of the economic impact of Thatcherism; a new chapter…  See more details below

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Britain since 1945 is the standard text on British political history since World War II. This in-depth chronological survey focuses on domestic policy and politics but also covers external and international relations. This fourth edition of David Childs' classic text has substantial additions, including: exploration of the economic impact of Thatcherism; a new chapter on Major; in-depth coverage of the last decade; revised material on the early decades; discussion of the changing nature of the workforce up-to-date statistical data and graphs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415393270
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
Note and acknowledgements to the second edition
Acknowledgements to the third edition
Acknowledgements to the fourth edition
List of Abbreviations
1Summer Victories
2Achievement and Austerity Under Attlee, 1945-51
3Colonial Retreat and Cold War
4Churchill and Eden, 1951-57
5Macmillan and the Affluent Society, 1957-64
6Wilson's Attempts at Reform, 1964-70
7The Unexpected Prime Minister: Edward Heath, 1970-74
8Labour's Minority Governments, 1974-79
9Thatcher's 'Revolution', 1979-83
10Thatcher: Triumph and Fall, 1983-90
11In Major's 'Classless Society', 1990-97
Appendix: Tables
Selected Bibliography
Index

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