Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931

Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931

by Susan Kingsley Kent


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403993335
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/27/2008
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SUSAN KINGSLEY KENTis the author of Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914 (1987); Making Peace: The Reconstruction of Gender in Interwar Britain (1993); Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990; an etextbook, History of Western Civilization since 1500: An Ecological Approach (2008); and, with Misty Bastian and Marc Matera, The Igbo Women's War of 1929 (forthcoming). She is a Professor of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Britons' Shattered Psyche Jews, 'Blacks,' and the Promises of the Radical Right, 1919-1925 The Amritsar Massacre, 1919-1920 Reprisals in Ireland, 1919-1921 The General Strike of 1926 Flappers and the Nigerian Women's War of 1929 (with Marc Matera) Conclusion: Resolving the 'National Crisis' of 1929-1931 253

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