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Borrowed time : the story of Britain between the wars

Author: Roy Hattersley
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As with Hattersley's 'The Edwardians', this is a masterly assessment of the social and political landscape of a pivotal period - the interwar years.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hattersley, Roy.
Borrowed time.
London : Little, Brown, 2007
(OCoLC)608283012
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Hattersley
ISBN: 9780316730327 0316730327
OCLC Number: 137313024
Description: viii, 454 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Hush Before the Dawn --
pt. I. Years for the Locusts to Eat --
1. A Child Weeping --
2. Inherit the Wilderness --
3. A Wind of Freedom --
4. The King's Matter --
pt. II. Human Habitation --
5. Not a Penny off the Pay --
6. A Question of Confidence --
7. Tight-Lipped Men in Caps --
8. My Fathers House --
pt. III. The Shape of Things to Come --
9. Few Know What They Want --
10. As Quick As I Can --
11. Taking Part --
12. Private Daydreams --
pt. IV. Today the Struggle --
13. Into the Wasteland --
14. Shaping the Idea --
15. Power Without Responsibility --
16. The Drift to War.
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