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Britain in Transition : The Twentieth Century - Alfred F. Havighurst

Britain in Transition

The Twentieth Century

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Published: 1st January 1985
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This new edition extends and brings up to date the story of political, economic, and social change among the British. An entirely new chapter covers the Thatcher years, discussing such events as the Falkland Island crisis and the General Election of 1983. Other sections have been revised to reflect information only recently available. Throughout, Havighurst has incorporated material from official documents, monographs, biographies, articles, and the press. His fascinating narrative fully captures the ongoing importance of change itself in shaping the character of Britain.

List of Maps
List of Tables
Preface
1900 - Beginnings The Death of Victoria Uncertain Imperialism
The South African War Challenge to Laissez-Faire Transitions in Politics
""The New Search for Reality""
At the Turn of the Century
1900-14 - Edwardian England
The Great Debate Economic Recovery The Condition of the People
1901-06 - Conservatism in Decline
The South African War in Politics Challenging
""the Favor of Destiny""
The General Election of 1906
1906-14 - The New Liberalism
The Campbell-Banner
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ISBN: 9780226319704
ISBN-10: 0226319709
Series: Twentieth Century
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 692
Published: 1st January 1985
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised