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The people's peace : British history since 1945

Author: Kenneth O Morgan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive and widely acclaimed study of British history since 1945 has now been fully updated and expanded to include the rise of New Labour."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Kenneth O.
People's peace.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606348159
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth O Morgan
ISBN: 0192853503 9780192853509
OCLC Number: 39625097
Description: xii, 611 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: I. The era of advance, 1945-1961. 1. The façade 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 --
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 --
III. Thatcherism and its aftermath, 1979-1998. 12. The foundations of Thatcherism, 1979-1983. 13. High noon for the new right, 1983-1990. 14. Fin de Siècle: The rise of New Labour, 1990-1998. 15. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kenneth O. Morgan.
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"This is certainly one of the most impressive accounts and syntheses of the last half-century in Britain."--British Politics Group Newsletter

 
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