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The people's peace : British history, 1945-1989

Author: Kenneth O Morgan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
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A study of British history from 1945 to 1989, examining the transformation of post-war Britain from the planning enthusiasm of 1945 to the ethic of Thatcherism. The author examines the paradoxes of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Kenneth O.
People's peace.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)555780188
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth O Morgan
ISBN: 0198227647 9780198227649
OCLC Number: 20826017
Description: xiii, 558 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I: The era of advance, 1945-1961; The facade of unity; Labour's high noon, 1945-1947; The collectivist retreat, 1948-1951; The Conservative compromise, 1951-1956; The zenith of one-nation Toryism, 1957-1961; II: The years of retreat, 1961-1979; The stagnant society, 1961-1964; Labour blown off course, 1964-1967; Years of hard slog, 1968-1970; The Heath experiment, 1970-1974; Labour's final term, 1974-1976; Years of discontent, 1977-1979; III: Storm and stress, 1979-1989: The foundations of 'Thatcherism', 1979-1983; High noon for the new right - resurgence or retreat? 1983-1989; Conclusion; Select bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Kenneth O. Morgan.
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a tour de force of narrative compression ... authoritative, readable and skilfully evocative of the mood of different periods John Campbell, The Times Kenneth Morgan's account of the Suez crisis and Read more...

 
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