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 Britainas role in the wider world, including the legacy of Empire, Britainas aspecial relationshipa 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 debateThe volume opens with an assessment of the impact of war, before moving on to examine Britainas continuing role in the wider world, particularly the legacy of Empire, Britainas aquot;special relationshipaquot; with the United States, and ...
|Title||:||A Companion to Contemporary Britain|
|Author||:||Paul Addison, Harriet Jones|
|Publisher||:||Wiley-Blackwell - 2005-06-06|