A Companion to Contemporary Britain, 1939 - 2000
A Companion to Contemporary Britain covers the key themes and debates of 20th-century history from the outbreak of the Second World War to the end of the century.
Assesses the impact of the Second World War
Looks at Britain s role in the wider world, including the legacy of Empire, Britain s special relationship with the United States, and integration with continental Europe
Explores cultural issues, such as class consciousness, immigration and race relations, changing gender roles, and the impact of the mass media
Covers domestic politics and the economy
Introduces the varied perspectives dominating historical writing on this period
Identifies the key issues which are likely to fuel future debate