Britain in the Twentieth Century

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In a century of rapid social change, the British people have experienced two world wars, the growth of the welfare state and the loss of Empire.

Charles More looks at these and other issues in a comprehensive study of Britain’s political, economic and social history throughout the twentieth century. This accessible new book also engages with topical questions such as the impact of the Labour party and the role of patriotism in British identity. 

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'Charles More should be commended for distilling the major concepts, historiography and a mass of evidence into a concise and readable narrative... an excellent introduction to the study of Britain in the twentieth century.'

 

Dr Alan Simmonds, Universityof Hull

 

In a century of rapid social change, the British people have experienced two world wars, the growth of the welfare state and the loss of Empire.

 

Charles More looks at these and other issues in a comprehensive study of Britain’s political, economic and social history throughout the twentieth century. This accessible new book also engages with topical questions such as the impact of the Labour party and the role of patriotism in British identity. 

 

The text is designed with student comprehension and ease-of-use in mind, including features such as:

  • a detailed timeline

  • thematic organisation of chapters covering each main period

  • succinct biographies of major figures, explaining their ideas and impact

  • an extensive bibliography

 

Britain in the Twentieth Century offers a broad and up-to-date perspective which is ideal for students of modern British history.

 

Charles More has published a widely read textbook on modern British economic and social history, The Industrial Age: Economy and Society in Britain 1750-1995, (1989, 1997) and numerous other books and articles, especially on the history of education and of work. He has taught modern British and European history at the University of Gloucestershire since 1980.

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Charles More has published a widely read textbook on modern British economic and social history, The Industrial Age: Economy and Society in Britain 1750-1995, (1989, 1997) and numerous other books and articles, especially on the history of education and of work. He has taught modern British and European history at the University of Gloucestershire since 1980.

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