By Kenneth O. Morgan
widespread social inequality; and the debates aroused by way of decolonization, and Britain's courting to the Commonwealth, the USA and Europe. adjustments in cultural lifestyles, from the puritanical 'austerity' of the 1940's, throughout the 'permissiveness' of the Sixties, to the tensions and achievements of modern years are also
Using a wide selection of resources, together with the documents of political events and the main lately published files from the general public files place of work, Kenneth Morgan brings the tale correct brand new and attracts comparisons with the post-war heritage of different international locations. This penetrating research by way of a number one twentieth-century historian will turn out useful to a person drawn to the improvement of the england of today.
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