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A Companion to Contemporary Britain [electronic resource] : 1939-2000

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780631220404Series: Blackwell companions to British historyPublication details: Oxford : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9781405141406
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Companion to Contemporary Britain : 1939-2000DDC classification:
  • 306.09410904 941.085
LOC classification:
  • DA592 .C613 2005eb
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Contents:
A COMPANION TO CONTEMPORARY BRITAIN 1939-2000; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Impact of the Second World War; 2 The Impact of the Cold War; 3 Population and the Family; 4 Cities, Suburbs, Countryside; 5 Class; 6 Immigration and Racism; 7 Sport and Recreation; 8 Youth Culture; 9 Sexuality; 10 Economic 'Decline' in Post-War Britain; 11 The Transformation of the Economy; 12 The Geography of Economic Change; 13 Living Standards and Consumption; 14 Gender: Change and Continuity; 15 Welfare, Poverty and Social Inequalities; 16 Education
17 Health18 Rewriting the Unwritten Constitution; 19 The Secret State; 20 Rethinking the 'Rise and Fall' of Two-Party Politics; 21 The Rise and Disintegration of the Working Classes; 22 The Growth of Social Movements; 23 Civil Society; 24 The Politics of Devolution; 25 The Politics of Northern Ireland; 26 Britain in the World Economy; 27 The End of Empire; 28 The Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'; 29 Britain and Europe; 30 British Defence Policy; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary: A Companion to Contemporary Britain covers the key themes and debates of 20th-century history from the outbreak of the Second World War to the end of the century. Assesses the impact of the Second World War Looks at Britain's role in the wider world, including the legacy of Empire, Britain's 'special relationship' with the United States, and integration with continental Europe Explores cultural issues, such as class consciousness, immigration and race relations, changing gender roles, and the impact of the mass media Covers domestic politics and t
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A COMPANION TO CONTEMPORARY BRITAIN 1939-2000; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Impact of the Second World War; 2 The Impact of the Cold War; 3 Population and the Family; 4 Cities, Suburbs, Countryside; 5 Class; 6 Immigration and Racism; 7 Sport and Recreation; 8 Youth Culture; 9 Sexuality; 10 Economic 'Decline' in Post-War Britain; 11 The Transformation of the Economy; 12 The Geography of Economic Change; 13 Living Standards and Consumption; 14 Gender: Change and Continuity; 15 Welfare, Poverty and Social Inequalities; 16 Education

17 Health18 Rewriting the Unwritten Constitution; 19 The Secret State; 20 Rethinking the 'Rise and Fall' of Two-Party Politics; 21 The Rise and Disintegration of the Working Classes; 22 The Growth of Social Movements; 23 Civil Society; 24 The Politics of Devolution; 25 The Politics of Northern Ireland; 26 Britain in the World Economy; 27 The End of Empire; 28 The Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'; 29 Britain and Europe; 30 British Defence Policy; Select Bibliography; Index

A Companion to Contemporary Britain covers the key themes and debates of 20th-century history from the outbreak of the Second World War to the end of the century. Assesses the impact of the Second World War Looks at Britain's role in the wider world, including the legacy of Empire, Britain's 'special relationship' with the United States, and integration with continental Europe Explores cultural issues, such as class consciousness, immigration and race relations, changing gender roles, and the impact of the mass media Covers domestic politics and t