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Post-war Britain.

C. M. Woodhouse

Post-war Britain.

by C. M. Woodhouse

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


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Pagination94p. ;
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL19201817M

  In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case by: 1. In a way, the debate about Margaret Thatcher in Britain has just gotten fossilized in this notion that she is either this she-devil who wrecked the industrial base of the country and ruined the lives of millions, or she is the blessed Margaret who saved the nation and rescued us from our post-war decline.

  This scale of debt, was the over-riding feature of our post war economy which hung like a shadow over the UK economy and UK politics. In , towards the end of his life, we sent the great economist - Lord Keynes to Washington to help argue for an £8bn loan. People say that despite his ailing health, this was one of Keynes' greatest hours - passionately and brilliantly explaining why Britain. The Guardian: Top 10 Books About Postwar Britain show list info From George Orwell to John Wyndham, this is some of the best compelling reading about the 'strange interregnum' that followed the defeat of .

In 'The Ideas that Shaped Post-War Britain', writers of the stature of James Bulpitt, Peter Clarke, José Harris, Albert Hirschman, David Marquand, Geoff Mulgan, Chris Pierson, Raymond Plant, Anthony Seldon, Robert Skidelsky and Robert Taylor give novel interpretations of this paradoxical evolution. Post-war culture and society and the Edinburgh Festivals The Edinburgh Festival is the world’s largest arts festival. It has also been the site of numerous ‘culture wars’ since it began in Key debates that took place across the western world about.


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The definitive nonfiction work on the postwar period in Britain, a primer for anyone born after the war who grew up with the advantages of the NHS and welfare state wondering why the Labour. The best books on Social History of Post-War Britain recommended by David Kynaston.

Until the s, Britain was predominantly a working class society, says the historian David Kynaston. He tells us about books that explore how this changed, giving rise to the turbulent Thatcher years.

This book brings into focus the major figures of the political scene - Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Heath, Callaghan, Thatcher and Major - and the aims and achievements of the post-war governments, as well as the changing fortunes of Britain in relation to the rest of the world/5.

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book brought to life in this book, through interview extracts and documentary sources. Women were the first recruits to the so-called European Volunteer Worker Schemes, in wh Baltic men and women came to Britain between andto work in hospitals, textiles, agriculture, coal Price: £ This book brings into focus the major figures of the political scene - Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Heath, Callaghan, Thatcher and Major - and the aims and achievements of the post-war governments, as well as the changing fortunes of Britain in relation to the rest of the world.

Untilthe authors argue, Britain was still considered a world power/5(4). Post-war definition: Post-war is used to describe things that happened, existed, or were made in the period | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

To begin with, we will assess the state of Britain in both at home and abroad as it faced the challenges of post-war reconstruction. Already, during the war, important innovations, such as the Beveridge Report of and the Education Act ofsignalled the desire for reform and change across many sections of the British public.

‘The book also looks at how the area has evolved over the years, including changes during the post-war era.’ ‘This information is now helping plan how to respond to the post-war needs.’ ‘That is what marks this administration as one of the truly radical ministries of post-war Britain.’.

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Create # Background book.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. T his is a luminous book about the greyness that delayed Britain’s search for modernity in the postwar era.

It evokes the physical and psychic fabric of this country after six years of war damage. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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He is also the author of Austerity Britain, Family Britain, and Modernity Britain, the first three titles in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain () under the. New book Prefabs: A Social and Architectural History reveals the impact the humble prefab home had on post-war Britain.

Co-author Elisabeth Blanchet tells Culture Trip why these temporary houses have a legacy beyond their years, as many residents fight to hold onto their cherished : Charlotte Luxford. Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.

At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats.

Reviews "Stress in Post-War Britain is an edited volume, but the chapters are remarkably cohesive. It is possible to read chapter after chapter without feeling that there has been excessive repetition or significant disconnect in topic This book is a stimulating collection of essays that situate stress in a wider context whilst also providing the close analysis of a collection of case studies.

In search of the motherland Britain’s generous post-war immigration policy The door soon closed—but not before migrants had profoundly changed Britain Books & arts Aug 24th edition. Lost Futures: The Disappearing Architecture of Post-War Britain How we love Lost Futures, the Royal Academy's concise new book documenting 35 architecturally and philosophically important buildings erected in the UK between and which have since fallen into disrepair, been demolished or been altered so radically that they no longer.

Taking an interdisciplinary approach that looks at film, television, and commercial advertisements as well as more traditional media such as painting, The Tiger in the Smoke provides an unprecedented analysis of the art and culture of post-war historian Lynda Nead presents fascinating insights into how the Great Fogs of the s influenced the newfound fashion for .Exploring the neglected history of Britain's largest migrant population, this book looks at the Irish in Britain after It reconstructs the histories of the lost generation who left independent Ireland in huge numbers to settle in Britain from the s until the s.

It illustrates the complex process of negotiation and renegotiation that was involved in adapting and adjusting to life Author: Enda Delaney.