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Twentieth-century Britain : a political history

Author: W D Rubinstein
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study describes the major political events of the 20th century in Britain. It presents the history, key personnel, problems and achievements of Britain's administrators, from Lord Salisbury's government in 1900 to Tony Blair's 'Cool Britannia'.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W D Rubinstein
ISBN: 0333772237 9780333772232 0333772245 9780333772249
OCLC Number: 51854921
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Britain in 1900: Salisbury and Balfour, 1900-05 --
2. The Liberal Government, 1905-10 --
3. The Liberal Government, 1910-14: A 'General Crisis'? --
4. The First World War, 1914-18 --
5. Lloyd George's Post-War Coalition, 1918-22 --
6. Britain in the 1920's: Bonar Law, MacDonald, and Baldwin --
7. The Second Labour Administration and the National Government, 1929-35 --
8. The National Government from Recovery to War, 1935-39 --
9. The Second World War, 1939-45 --
10. The Labour Government of 1945-51 --
11. The Tories' Thirteen Years, 1951-64 --
12. Reversing British Decline? Wilson, Heath, and Callaghan, 1964-79 --
13. The Thatcher Era, 1979-90 --
14. In Thatcher's Wake: John Major and Tony Blair, 1990-2000.
Responsibility: William D. Rubinstein.
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