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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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

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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:
9781134979196
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
1 MB

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