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Our times : the age of Elizabeth II

Author: A N Wilson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Wilson triumphantly concludes the acclaimed trilogy that opened with "The Victorians," taking readers from postwar austerity to the multicultural Britain of today. The book is compelling reading for anyone interested in the forces that have shaped our world.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A N Wilson
ISBN: 9780374228200 0374228205 9780312680497 031268049X
OCLC Number: 318585671
Notes: "Originally published in 2008 by Hutchinson, Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 482 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Churchill and Eden. Old western man --
Space and spies --
Other gods --
A portrait of decay --
Suez --
pt. 2: Macmillan. Supermac --
Mental health and suicides --
Lady Chatterley and Honest to God --
Profumo and after --
pt. 3: A fourteenth earl and a fourteenth Mr. Wilson --
Enemies of promise --
The 14th Mr. Wilson --
Ireland --
The 1960s --
pt. 4: The 1970s. HeathCo --
Women's liberation --
The decline of the Roman Catholic Church --
The end of Harold Wilson --
Lucky Jim --
pt. 5: The lady. 'This was a terrific battle' --
Thatcher as Prime Minister --
pt. 6: Mr. Major's Britain. Nice Mr. Major --
Prince Charles and Lady Di --
The union --
Stephen Lawrence --
pt. 7: The project. New labour --
Tony's wars --
Islamists --
The return of God --
Gordon Brown.
Responsibility: A.N. Wilson.

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Wilson triumphantly concludes the acclaimed trilogy that opened with "The Victorians," taking readers from postwar austerity to the multicultural Britain of today. The book is compelling reading for anyone interested in the forces that have shaped our world.

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