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Description - A Companion to Contemporary Britain by Paul Addison

"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. The book 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; and identifies the key issues which are likely to fuel future debate.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631220404
ISBN-10: 0631220402
Format: Hardback
(262mm x 188mm x 36mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Addison

Paul Addison is Director of the Centre for WWII Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His books include The Road to 1945: British Politics and the Second World War (1975) and Churchill on the Home Front 1900-1955 (1992). Harriet Jones is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

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