This book offers a comprehensive overview of Britain's development since the end of the Second World War. It comprises 23 contributions from leading authorities and newer scholars, set in context with a foreword by Raymond Seitz.
A comprehensive and fascinating introduction to Britain from the end of the Second World War
Draws together the themes that have dominated discussion amongst scholars and media commentators
The chapters are set in context with a foreword by Raymond Seitz
Covers topics such as foreigh policy, political parties, the media, race relations, women and social change, science and IT, culture, industrial relations, the welfare state, and political and economic issues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Jonathan Hollowell is an independent scholar living in New York. Educated at Cambridge University, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Rochester (USA), and Oxford University, he was formerly a tutor for St. Peter?s College, Oxford. He is a former research fellow at the institute for Contemporary History in London and an assistant to former Prime Minister Edward Heath for his memoirs, Course of My Life (1998). He is co-editor of The European Review of History/Revue europeenne d?histoire, and among his publications are Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Relations (2001) and a forthcoming text on twentieth-century Europe.