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12 days that made modern Britain

Author: Andrew Hindmoor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This is the story of modern Britain, focusing on twelve formative days in the history of the United Kingdom over the last five decades. By describing what happened on those days and the subsequent consequences, Andrew Hindmoor paints a suggestive - and to some perhaps provocative - portrait of Britain today. Everyone will have their own list of the truly formative moments in British history over the last five  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hindmoor
ISBN: 9780198831785 0198831781
OCLC Number: 1083706061
Description: 342 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The 28th of September 1976 --
The 4th of May 1979 --
The 3rd of March 1985 --
The 20th of Septemer 1988 --
The 18th of May 1992 --
The 22nd of April 1993 --
The 10th of April 1998 --
The 11th of September 2001 --
The 5th of December 2004 --
The 13th of September 2007 --
The 8th of May 2009 --
The 1st of February 2017 --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Index.
Other Titles: Twelve days that made modern Britain
Responsibility: Andrew Hindmoor.

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This book offers a history of modern Britain since the late 1970s. Twelve chapters take as their starting-point one particularly important day in recent British history and describes what happened on  Read more...

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