A Companion to Contemporary Britain: 1939-2000 (Blackwell Companions to British History)


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A Companion to Contemporary Britain covers the key themes and debates of 20th-century history from the outbreak of the Second World War to the end of the century.

  • Assesses the impact of the Second World War
  • Looks at Britain’s role in the wider world, including the legacy of Empire, Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the United States, and integration with continental Europe
  • Explores cultural issues, such as class consciousness, immigration and race relations, changing gender roles, and the impact of the mass media
  • Covers domestic politics and the economy
  • Introduces the varied perspectives dominating historical writing on this period
  • Identifies the key issues which are likely to fuel future debate

  • File Size: 7121 KB
  • Print Length: 604 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (May 1, 2005)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000VSOY4Y
  • ISBN: 0631220402