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Seeking a role [electronic resource] : the United Kingdom, 1951-1970 / Brian Harrison.

By: Harrison, Brian Howard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New Oxford history of England: Publisher: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 658 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 0191542261 (electronic bk.); 9780191542268 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964 | HISTORYGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seeking a role.DDC classification: 941.085/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Plates; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. THE UNITED KINGDOM IN 1951; 2. THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE WORLD; 3. THE FACE OF THE COUNTRY; 4. THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE; 5. FAMILY AND WELFARE; 6. INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE; 7. INTELLECT AND CULTURE; 8. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT; 9.'THE SIXTIES'; 10. RETROSPECT; Chronology; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: An impressively detailed but also unusually wide-ranging analysis of post-war Britain in the 1950s and 60s, covering everything from international relations to family life, the countryside to manufacturing, religion to race, cultural life to political structures. - ;In this, the first of two self-standing volumes bringing The New Oxford History of England up to the present, Brian Harrison begins in 1951 with much of the empire intact and with Britain enjoying high prestige in Europe. The United Kingdom could still then claim to be a great power, whose welfare state exemplified compromise betwe.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [579]-600) and index.

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List of Plates; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. THE UNITED KINGDOM IN 1951; 2. THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE WORLD; 3. THE FACE OF THE COUNTRY; 4. THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE; 5. FAMILY AND WELFARE; 6. INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE; 7. INTELLECT AND CULTURE; 8. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT; 9.'THE SIXTIES'; 10. RETROSPECT; Chronology; Bibliography; Index.

An impressively detailed but also unusually wide-ranging analysis of post-war Britain in the 1950s and 60s, covering everything from international relations to family life, the countryside to manufacturing, religion to race, cultural life to political structures. - ;In this, the first of two self-standing volumes bringing The New Oxford History of England up to the present, Brian Harrison begins in 1951 with much of the empire intact and with Britain enjoying high prestige in Europe. The United Kingdom could still then claim to be a great power, whose welfare state exemplified compromise betwe.

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