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Description - A Companion to Contemporary Britain, 1939 - 2000 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.


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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405167307
ISBN-10: 1405167300
Format: Paperback / softback
(243mm x 173mm x 31mm)
Pages: 604
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2007
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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