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Post-war Britain, 1945-64

themes and perspectives

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Published by Pinter in London, England, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Tony Gorst, Lewis Johnman, and W. Scott Lucas.
      ContributionsGorst, Anthony., Johnman, Lewis., Lucas, W. Scott., Institute of Contemporary British History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA588 .P67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2186015M
      ISBN 100861877608
      LC Control Number89004017

      - ;In this ground-breaking book, the author draws extensively on archival material and theortical advances in the social science literature. Citizenship and Immigration in Post-war Britain examines the transformation since of the UK from a This book therefore demonstrates that, far from being immovably opposed to a more liberal economic order in the post-war era, Britain was open to the idea, so 's_'Post-war.

      After the Bomb: Civil Defence and Nuclear War in Britain, –68 provides a fascinating historical study of post-war and Cold War policy on civil defence in the United Kingdom. In particular, it looks at how successive UK administrations sought to ensure both continuity of government in the event of a nuclear strike and the survival of the British public, through such Buy Secrets and Lies Revised ed. by Christine Keeler, Thompson, Douglas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low  › Biography › Historical › Countries & Regions.

        National Service: Conscription in Britain by Richard Vinen pp, Allen Lane, Telegraph offer price: £20 (PLUS £ p&p) (RRP £25, ebook £). Call or 2 days ago  The word immigration and the phrase postwar are commonly paired. Those who study black history often talk of the existence of a “Windrush Myth”, a widely held notion that the presence of non-white people in Britain began in the summer of , when that famous ship docked at Tilbury in Essex. To counter this, historians point to the long history of black and Asian people living in Britain


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