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Britain since 1945 : the people's peace

Author: Kenneth O Morgan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Britain since 1945: The People's Peace is the first comprehensive study by a professional historian of British history from 1945 to the present day. It examines the transformation of post-war Britain from the planning enthusiasm of 1945 to the rise of New Labour. Its themes include the troubles of the British economy; public criticism of the legitimacy of the state and its instruments of authority; the co-existence  Read more...
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History
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Morgan, Kenneth O.
Britain since 1945.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2002276309
(OCoLC)49327066
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth O Morgan
ISBN: 9780192802255 0192802259 9780191587993 0191587990
OCLC Number: 229991378
Notes: Revised edition of: People's peace. 2nd ed. 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 623 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
TITLE PAGE --
PREFACE --
CONTENTS --
LIST OF PLATES --
PART I: The Era of Advance, 1945-1961 --
1: The Facade of Unity --
2: Labour's High Noon, 1945-1947 --
3: The Collectivist Retreat, 1948-1951 --
4: The Conservative Compromise, 1951-1956 --
5: The Zenith of One-Nation Toryism, 1957-1961 --
PART II: The Years of Retreat, 1961-1979 --
6: The Stagnant Society, 1961-1964 --
7: Labour Blown Off Course, 1964-1967 --
8: Years of Hard Slog, 1968-1970 --
9: The Heath Experiment, 1970-1974 --
10: Challenge to Consensus, 1974-1976 --
11: The Years of Discontent, 1977-1979 --
PART III: Thatcherism and its Aftermath, 1979-1998 --
12: The Foundations of Thatcherism, 1979-1983 --
13: High Noon For the New Right-Resurgence or Retreat? 1983-1990 --
14: Fin de Siecle: New Labour in Power, 1990-2001 --
15: Conclusion --
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX --
Last Page.
Responsibility: Kenneth O. Morgan.
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This comprehensive and widely acclaimed study of British history since 1945 has been fully updated and expanded to include a chapter on the rise of New Labour. This edition contains some further  Read more...

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Review from previous edition an outstanding work: comprehensive, lucid and judicious. Ben Pimlott, Sunday Times

 
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