Blackwell Companions to British History: A Companion to Contemporary Britain: 1939-2000

Editor/Author Addison, Paul and Jones, Harriet
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $359.92
ISBN: 978-0-631-22040-4
Category: History - Great Britain -- History
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Available

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 the economy - Introduces the varied perspectives dominating historical writing on this period - Identifies the key issues which are likely to fuel future debate

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