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Britain Since 1945: Aspects of Identity

by Peter Leese
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403948054

ISBN-13: 9781403948052

Pub. Date: 11/14/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Illustrated throughout with relevant images, maps, charts and timelines, Britain since 1945 is an ideal introductory text for students of British Studies, cultural studies and modern British history. Assuming no prior knowledge, Leese offers students of all backgrounds both the essential chronological grounding and vital insight into the issues of identity

Overview

Illustrated throughout with relevant images, maps, charts and timelines, Britain since 1945 is an ideal introductory text for students of British Studies, cultural studies and modern British history. Assuming no prior knowledge, Leese offers students of all backgrounds both the essential chronological grounding and vital insight into the issues of identity necessary for a full understanding of contemporary Britain, setting social and cultural developments into their historical contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403948052
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/14/2006
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Figures and Photographs
• Preface and Acknowledgements
• Maps
• Introduction: A Montage of Identities
• PART ONE: FROM WAR, FROM MODERNISM
• Welfare's Place
• Looking New
• Soap-flake Arcadia
• Timeline 1: 1945-59
• PART TWO: POP PROTEST, POP ART
• Britain's Breakup
• Limited Freedoms
• UK Anarchy
• Timeline II: 1960-79
• PART THREE: POST-EMPIRE, POST-AESTHETICS
• Communication Webs
• Fractured, Rearranged
• Fragile States
• Timeline III: 1980-97
• PART FOUR: RE-LOCATING, RE-IMAGINING
• Millennium Life
• Timeline IV: 1998-2005
• Conclusion
• Appendices
• Bibliography and Further Reading
• Index

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