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Rejoice! Rejoice! : Britain in the 1980s

Author: Alwyn W Turner
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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BRITISH & IRISH HISTORY: FROM C 1900 -. When Margaret Thatcher became prime minister in 1979 she promised to bring harmony where once there had been discord. But Britain entered the 1980s bitterly divided over its future. At stake were the souls of the great population boom of the 1960s. Would they buy into the free-market, patriotic agenda of Thatcherism? Or the anti-racist, anti-sexist liberalism of the new left?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alwyn W Turner
ISBN: 9781781310724 1781310726
OCLC Number: 851826962
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xxi, 426 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alwyn W. Turner.

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An acclaimed history of the biggest, brashest and most tumultuous decade in recent British history.  Read more...

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'Terrifically entertaining' Daily Telegraph 'Turner does an excellent job in synthesising the culture and art of the day into the wider political discourse. The result is resolutely entertaining' Read more...

 
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