4 edition of Post-war Britain found in the catalog.
|Statement||Alan Sked and Chris Cook.|
|Series||Pelican books, A Pelican book|
|Contributions||Cook, Chris, 1945-|
|LC Classifications||DA588 .S53 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||478 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||478|
|LC Control Number||85130319|
To begin with, we will assess the state of Britain in both at home and abroad as it faced the challenges of post-war reconstruction. Already, during the war, important innovations, such as the Beveridge Report of and the Education Act of , signalled the desire for reform and change across many sections of the British public. In Britain, the end of the war did not mean the end of rationing. This happened gradually between and After the war, the amount of produce available to buy actually fell. Bread was rationed in and potatoes in , neither having been restricted during the war itself. The post-war years saw a huge change in all aspects of.
The Irish in Ireland were long marked by their strange failure to exhibit any real interest in the Irish abroad. The Irish in Britain are one of the most ignored groups. They were the largest migrant population in Britain and these "forgotten Irish" are at last beginning to receive attention and study. It’s a post-war memoir that depicts the rather limited options of women in this era. I am sure there are plenty of moments that speak to the hardship of what she had to endure as a woman in the military in post-war Britain. The Cold War service often gets forgotten in the general mention of history, unless it is a spy driven story.
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Post War Britain (Background Books) by Christopher Woodhouse (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that Post-war Britain book getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.
5/5(1). Post-War Britain: A Political History. This book brings into focus the major figures of the political scene - Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Heath, Callaghan, Thatcher and Major - and the aims and achievements of the post-war governments, as well as the changing fortunes of Britain in relation to the rest of the world/5.
David Kynaston. David Kynaston is a historian and author. Since he has written 18 books, including the widely acclaimed four-volume history The City of London. He is also the author of Austerity Britain, the first title in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain ().
The definitive nonfiction work on the postwar period in Britain, a primer for anyone born after the war who grew up with the advantages of the NHS and welfare state wondering why the Labour. Post War Britain. Recreating post war Britain felt daunting for this novel.
There’s plenty about the war era, lots connected Post-war Britain book the swinging sixties but immediately after the war is less well documented but thank you London for your marvellous ability have an exhibition on for just about everything I needed.
especiall the Festival. This book brings into focus the major figures of the political scene - Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Heath, Callaghan, Thatcher and Major - and the aims and achievements of the post-war governments, as well as the changing fortunes of Britain in relation to the rest of the world.
Untilthe authors argue, Britain was still considered a world power/5(4). Kynaston (author of the four-volume The City of London) has produced an extraordinary panorama of Britain as it emerged from the tumult of war with a broken empire, a bankrupt economy and an ostensibly socialist government.
Britain between and is an alien place. No washing machines, no highways, no by: Postwar: A History of Europe Since is a non-fiction book written by British historian and scholar Tony Judt who specialised in European history.
The book examines six decades of European history from the end of World War II in up to The book won considerable praise for its breadth and comprehensive : Tony Judt.
Keith Lowe. Keith Lowe is an author and historian. He has written two works of fiction and two critically acclaimed books about World War Two and its aftermath. Inferno is about the firebombing of Hamburg by British and US air forces inwhich destroyed most of the city and resulted in.
This unknown episode in Britain's immigration history is brought to life in this book, through interview extracts and documentary sources. Women were the first recruits to the so-called European Volunteer Worker Schemes, in wh Baltic men and women came to Britain between andto work in hospitals, textiles, agriculture, coal Price: £ Tony Judt's 'Postwar' makes one lament the overuse of the word 'groundbreaking.' It is an unprecedented accomplishment; the first truly European history of contemporary Europe, from Lisbon to Leningrad, based on research in six languages, covering thirty-four countries across sixty years in a single integrated narrative, using a great deal of material from newly available sources/5(16).
'Postwar' is both a period and a state of mind, a sensibility comprised of hope, fear and fatigue in which British society and its writers paradoxically yearned both for political transformation and a nostalgic re-instatement of past securities.
From the Labour landslide victory of to the. Post-war Britain. [C M Woodhouse] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Background book.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woodhouse, C.M. (Christopher Montague), Post-war Britain. Chester Springs, Pa., Dufour Editions.
Regiments of All Nations, the definitive history of Britains lead soldiers between andis the standard reference on postwar Britains.A revised, hard cover edition, with color photographs consists of pages and over additional photographs, so even collectors who have the older page paperback will want a copy of the new edition.
Social history of the United Kingdom (–present), a broad overview of British society since Post-war consensus. Premiership of Margaret Thatcher.
Premiership of Tony Blair. Premiership of Gordon Brown. Premiership of David Cameron. Premiership of Theresa May. #N#This article includes a list of related items that share the same name. This is a luminous book about the greyness that delayed Britain’s search for modernity in the postwar era.
It evokes the physical and psychic fabric of this country after six years of war. Post-War Britain: A Political History (Penguin History) by Alan Sked, Chris Cook and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Campbell reviews Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston.
Building Britain's post-war world. These characteristic episodes define the book. Maybe two of the greatest poets in Great Britain of the second half of the 20th century were Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes.
Both of them were influenced by the First and Second World War. Their whole youth was influenced whether by the situation of people after the First and Second World War or. Contrasting growing consumer expectations and demands against the anxieties of politicians and economists, this book offers all students of the period a new perspective from which to view post-imperial Britain and to question many conventional historical assumptions.
This scale of debt, was the over-riding feature of our post war economy which hung like a shadow over the UK economy and UK politics. Intowards the end of his life, we sent the great economist - Lord Keynes to Washington to help argue for an £8bn loan.
People say that despite his ailing health, this was one of Keynes' greatest hours - passionately and brilliantly explaining why Britain.Monographs, or book chapters, which are outputs of Wellcome Trust funding have been made freely available as part of the Wellcome Trust's open access policy.
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