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- DescriptionA 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. The book 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 ecomy; introduces the varied perspectives dominating historical writing on this period; and identifies the key issues which are likely to fuel future debate.
- Author BiographyPaul Addison is Director of the Centre for WWII Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His books include The Road to 1945: British Politics and the Second World War (1975) and Churchill on the Home Front 1900-1955 (1992). Harriet Jones is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication06/04/2005
- SubjectCultural Studies
- Series TitleBlackwell Companions to British History
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishers
- Content Note0
- Weight1274 g
- Width188 mm
- Height262 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Edited byHarriet Jones,Paul Addison
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