Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-2000, Second Edition

Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-2000, Second Edition

by Peter Clarke
     
 

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Peter Clarke brilliantly challenges the commonly held view of Britain in the twentieth century as a nation in decline. Adopting a wide perspective, he examines the political. social and economic changes that transformed Britain. He looks at how jobs and prices, food and shelter, and education and welfare, shaped society and explores such areas as architecture,

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Peter Clarke brilliantly challenges the commonly held view of Britain in the twentieth century as a nation in decline. Adopting a wide perspective, he examines the political. social and economic changes that transformed Britain. He looks at how jobs and prices, food and shelter, and education and welfare, shaped society and explores such areas as architecture, sport and popular culture. Embracing a century of national experience, Hope and Glory superbly conveys the diverse aspects of three generations who lived through unparalleled change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141011752
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/04/2004
Series:
Penguin History of Britain Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
1,133,443
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Peter Clarke is Professor of Modern British History and Master of Trinity Hall College, Cambridge. He has written several major books on aspects of British political history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including The Keynesian Revolution in the Making 1924-1936 and A Question of Leadership.

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