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Post-Victorian Britain 1902-1951 - Lewis Charles Bernard Seaman

Post-Victorian Britain 1902-1951

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Published: 1st March 1968
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This comprehensive survey of English history during the first half of the twentieth century has three main themes: the political and social consequences of the replacement of the Liberal Party by the Labour Party; the continuous development of the welfare state; and the changes in England's imperial and international position caused by the ambitions of Germany and Japan and by the emergence of the U.S.A and the U.S.S.R as world powers. The leading personalities of the period are brilliantly portrayed and the issues challengingly presently.

Introductionp. 1
Acknowledgementsp. 5
End and Beginning 1902-1914p. 7
First World War 1914-1918p. 61
The Wizard Merlin 1918-1922p. 105
Baldwin and Macdonald 1922-1931p. 153
The National Conservatives 1931-39p. 215
'Without Grip or Grasp': British Foreign Policy 1931-1939p. 247
War for Europe and Asiap. 317
A Grand Alliance? 1941-1945p. 363
Beginning and End, 1945-1951p. 415
Booksp. 503
Indexp. 505
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ISBN: 9780415039949
ISBN-10: 0415039940
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 1st March 1968
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.07
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1