The Battle for Britain: Citizenship and Ideology in the Second World War

The Battle for Britain: Citizenship and Ideology in the Second World War

by Mary Evans, David Morgan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041501722X

ISBN-13: 9780415017220

Pub. Date: 12/22/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic 'consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory?
This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns many of our assumptions about the national spirit of 1939-45. It

Overview

It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic 'consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory?
This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns many of our assumptions about the national spirit of 1939-45. It shows that the current return to right-wing politics in Britain was prefigured by ideologies of change during and immediately after the war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415017220
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/22/1992
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1540L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Whose War? 2. Production for Victory? 3. Keeping the Home Fires Burning 4. The Spirit of the Times 5. When the War is Over 6. Reconstructions from the Past 7. Postscript: On the Political Economy of Citizenship

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