The British Isles Since 1945 / Edition 1

The British Isles Since 1945 / Edition 1

by Kathleen Burk
     
 


Since 1945 Great Britain has experienced the loss of the empire, economic decline and recovery, entry into Europe, evolution into a multicultural society and devolution. In this book, six distinguished historians each take a theme and set out the fundamental nature and development of each.See more details below

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Since 1945 Great Britain has experienced the loss of the empire, economic decline and recovery, entry into Europe, evolution into a multicultural society and devolution. In this book, six distinguished historians each take a theme and set out the fundamental nature and development of each.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199248384
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Short Oxford History of the British Isles Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of maps
List of contributors
Introduction1
1Governors, governance, and governed: British politics since 194519
2Economic growth, economic decline63
3Tradition and transformation: society and civil society in Britain, 1945-200191
4Two cultures - one - or many?127
5Britain and the world since 1945: narratives of decline or transformation?157
6Ireland 1945-2001: between 'Hope and History'187
Conclusion: fin de siecle229
Further Reading235
Chronology243
Maps258
Index265

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