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Twentieth-century Britain

Twentieth-century Britain

an encyclopedia

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 869-870) and index.

      Other titles20th century Britain
      Statementeditor, F. M. Leventhal.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1378
      ContributionsLeventhal, F. M., 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566 .T835 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxviii, 902 p. :
      Number of Pages902
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL794922M
      ISBN 100824072057
      LC Control Number95030749

      This book tells the story of lives and labour within twentieth-century British homes. From great houses to suburbs and slums, it charts the interactions of servants and employers and the intense controversies and emotions they inspired. Historians have seen domestic service as an obsolete or redundant sector from the middle of the twentieth : Lucy Delap. First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Kenneth Morgan's Very Short Introduction to Twentieth-Century Britain examines the forces of consensus and of conflict in twentieth-century Britain. The account.   First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Kenneth Morgan's Very Short Introduction to Twentieth-Century Britain examines the forces of consensus and of conflict in twentieth-century Britain. The account covers the trauma of the First World War and the social divisions of the twenties; fierce domestic and foreign policy debates .


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Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain is the social history of the last century through the eyes of those who served. From the butler, the footman, the maid and the cook of to the au pairs, cleaners and childminders who took their place seventy years later, a previously unheard class offers a fresh perspective on a dramatic century/5().

Professor Adrian Bingham. Book Reviews Editor. Dr Hannah Charnock. About the journal. Twentieth Century British History publishes outstanding work on all aspects of the history of Britain and the British world during the long-twentieth century The Duncan Tanner Essay Prize.

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By Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 30 July Pub. location London. Imprint. It is commonly remarked that no satisfactory general history of Britain for the first half of the twentieth century exists.

This book represents an endeavor to fill this need. Having at last completed the task, I am somewhat aghast at my temerity in undertaking it. Social conditions and expectations have significantly improved for the majority of British citizens since ; similarly, economic performance today compares favourably with our past (though less so with our European competitors).

Yet we are burdened with a sense of failure and uncertainty, convinced that society has become more violent and less cohesive, that the. About this book This Twentieth-century Britain book brings together 32 new essays by leading historians to provide a reassessment of British history in the early twentieth century.

The contributors present lucid introductions to the literature and debates on major aspects of the political, social and economic history of Britain between and Reviews “Charlotte Greenhalgh’s Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain makes a signal contribution to modern British history by recovering the lives, voices, and agency of the elderly in the twentieth century.

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Between and Britain evolved from a great power at the centre of a world-wide empire, to a successful middle-ranking state whose role in the world remains unclear. In the twentieth century, Britain experienced unparalleled change, fought two world wars, and changed from a society with laissez-faire at its heart to Twentieth-century Britain book social democracy, and then to a state.

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The refugee camp experience of Britain may be instructive in this era of mass immigration. When you think of camps, images of twentieth century Britain probably don’t spring to mind, but British camps housed hundreds of thousands of refugees over the course of the twentieth century in response to an array of conflicts and upheavals.

First book to explore the actions, activities and experiences of students across Britain and Ireland throughout the twentieth century Unique in its focus on students themselves, rather than the educational institutions they inhabit Brings together scholars and activists from a.

A Companion to Early Twentieth-Century Britain Edited by Chris Wrigley In preparation A Companion to Roman Britain Edited by Malcolm Todd University (). His most recent book, a comparative economic and social history of Britain and Japan sincewas published in Steven Cherry is a Senior Lecturer in the.

Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to Tim Bouverie. Bodley Head, London, xiii + pp. ISBN ;£   In this way, my book is about religion and society, and for this reason it is devoted to the cultural, social, and economic context which framed religious change in Britain during the century, and I offer extensive commentary about causation of that change (notably in chapter 1).

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Twentieth Century Impressions was a series of travel, political and social reference books published by Lloyds Greater Britain Publishing Company in London between and The full titles were typically styled as Twentieth Century Impressions of [country name]: Its history, people, commerce, industries and resources.

Arnold Wright () was editor in chief or. This book throws new light on white-collar crime, criminals and criminality in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain.

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In Mixed Race Britain in the Twentieth Century, Chamion Caballero and Peter J. Aspinall critically investigate newly discovered archives, photographs, first-hand lived experiences and existing academic literature to present an unprecedentedly comprehensive history of racial mixing in Britain.

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