A Companion to Contemporary Britain 1939 - 2000, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion to Contemporary Britain 1939 - 2000 Paperback / softback

Edited by Paul Addison, Harriet Jones

Part of the Blackwell Companions to British History series

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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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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 604 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9781405167307

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