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Title A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 / edited by Paul Addison and Harriet Jones
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 583 pages) : illustrations
Series Blackwell companions to British history
Blackwell companions to British history.
Contents The impact of the Second World War / Paul Addison -- The impact of the Cold War / Harriet Jones -- Population and the family / Pat Thane -- Cities, suburbs, countryside / Mark Clapson -- Class / Arthur Marwick -- Immigration and racism / Wendy Webster -- Sport and recreation / Richard Holt -- Youth culture / Bill Osgerby -- Sexuality / Lesley A. Hall -- Economic 'decline' in post-war Britain / Jim Tomlinson -- The transformation of the economy / Hugh Pemberton -- The geography of economic change / P.W. Daniels -- Living standards and consumption / Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska -- Gender: change and continuity / Dolly Smith Wilson -- Welfare, poverty and social inequalities / Janet Fink -- Education / Roy Lowe -- Health / John Welshman -- Rewriting the unwritten constitution / Andrew Blick -- The secret state / Richard J. Aldrich -- Rethinking the 'rise and fall' of two-party politics / Steven Fielding -- The rise and disintegration of the working classes / Robert Taylor -- The growth of social movements / Holger Nehring -- Civil society / Nicholas Deakin -- The politics of devolution / Christopher Harvie -- The politics of Northern Ireland / Thomas Hennessey -- Britain in the world economy / Catherine R. Schenk -- The end of empire / Bill Schwarz -- The Anglo-American 'special relationship' / Michael F. Hopkins, John W. Young -- Britain and Europe / James Ellison -- British defense policy / Simon Ball
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 556-566) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United Kingdom -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952- -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
History.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Addison, Paul, 1943-
Jones, Harriet.
LC no. 2004021070
ISBN 0470996196
0631220402 (electronic)
1405141409 (electronic bk.)
140516560X
9780470996195
9780631220404 (electronic)
9781405141406 (electronic bk.)
9781405165600