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Retreat from New Jerusalem

British Politics, 1951-64

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Retreat from New Jerusalem by Kevin Jefferys
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'Thirteen wasted years'? Or the dawn of a new 'affluent society'? This book explores which description more appropriately fits the era of Conservative government in Britain after 1951. The author assesses the changing fortune of successive administrations under Churchill, Eden, Macmillan and Douglas-Home. He also analyses broader questions such as post-war 'decline', the nature of 'consensus politics' and the electoral effects of Britain's entrenched class system. In the first major stuy to have access to all official papers for 1951-64, Dr Jefferys provides a fresh critique of a key period in British political history.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
IX, 256 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
256
Dimensions
140x216x14
ISBN-13
9780333629710
Product ID
2250547

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