3 edition of Crisis in Britain 1951. found in the catalog.
Crisis in Britain 1951.
|LC Classifications||HC256.5 .M56|
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|Number of Pages||312|
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Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Kynaston's great genius is to chronicle the country's experience from bottom to top: coursing through through the book, therefore, is an astonishing variety of ordinary, contemporary voices, eloquently and passionately evincing the country's remarkable. Family Britain, (Tales of a New Jerusalem Book 2) He admits this during the book's coverage of the Suez Crisis; he points out that he isn't trying to write about the grand sweep of history, which is a shame because the Suez chapter is engaging and interesting albeit very rushed. It's shocking to learn after five hundred pages that /5(74).
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Crisis in Britain [London] Secker & Warburg  (OCoLC) Named Person: Hugh T Gaitskell; Harold Wilson: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joan Mitchell. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages tables 23.
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'Family Britain' continues David Kynaston's groundbreaking /5(56). Austerity Britain, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this volume, British historian Kynaston (The City of London) presents the first two parts ("A World To Build" and "Smoke in the Valley") of what will ultimately be his history of Britain from /5.
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David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in He has been a professional historian since and has written fifteen books, including The City of London (), a widely acclaimed Crisis in Britain 1951. book history, and W.G.'s Birthday Party, an account of the Gentleman vs. the Players at /5(10).
The Abadan Crisis occurred from toafter Iran nationalised the Iranian assets of the BP controlled Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) and expelled Western companies from oil refineries in the city of Abadan (see Abadan Refinery).
The AIOC was the United Kingdom 's "single largest overseas asset" and a "source of national pride" in the. InEgypt declared void the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of that had granted Britain a lease on the Suez base for a further 20 years.
Tensions led to the declaration of an emergency period. About Austerity Britain, For the first time, the Sunday Times bestseller Austerity Britain is available in one complete paperback volume.
Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of what the future holds. A Chingford housewife endures the tribulations of rationing; a retired schoolteacher.
Family Britain: by David Kynaston among the more telling of whose index entries is the splendid "ignores Suez crisis, ".
Maybe he can squeak into the next book in the series. The Attlee years were a remarkable time. The years between and saw nothing less than the birth of modern Britain.
Most obviously, the universal welfare state that we now take for granted was created by the Labour government of Clement Attlee. Mass immigration began as new residents arrived from the West Indies, India and Pakistan.
In Britain spent per cent of its GDP on defence: more than any major country except the Soviet Union. The Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force were second in size and power only to the forces of the United States, and in Britain became the world’s third nuclear power when it detonated an atomic bomb off the coast of Australia.
Read the full-text online edition of Cold War, Crisis and Conflict: The History of the Communist Party of Great Britain, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Cold War, Crisis and Conflict: The History of. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Britain since Labour rejoiced at its political triumph, the first independent parliamentary majority in the party’s history, but it faced grave problems.
The war had stripped Britain of virtually all its foreign financial resources, and the country had built up “sterling credits”—debts owed to other countries that would have to be paid in foreign.
The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli war, also called the tripartite aggression (Arabic: العدوان الثلاثي ) in the Arab world and Sinai War in Israel, was an invasion of Egypt in late by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and aims were to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to remove Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had just Location: Gaza Strip and Egypt (Sinai and Suez.
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If you are the. David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in He has been a professional historian since and has written fifteen books, including The City of London (), a widely acclaimed four-volume history, and W.G.'s Birthday Party, an account of the Gentleman vs.
the Players at Lord's in July He is the author of Austerity Britain,the first title in Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.
At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats. British monetary policy was reactivated in when short-term interest rates were increased for the first time in two decades.
The book explores the politics of formulating monetary policy in the s and the techniques of implementing it, and discusses the parallels between the present monetary situation and that of Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.Get this from a library!
Cold war, crisis and conflict: the history of the Communist Party of Great Britain, [John Callaghan].The lessons to be learnt for today from Britain’s Iran crisis As the title of his last book was intended to remind us, Boris Johnson wants us to believe he has “The Churchill Factor”.
He has – he thinks – the qualities that made Churchill the right man for the premiership in