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post-war condition of Britain

George Douglas Howard Cole

post-war condition of Britain

by George Douglas Howard Cole

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementG. D. H. Cole.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 483p. ;
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18134056M

  Dr Julian Simpson, review of Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date .   A corrupt political class has led a year pillage on public money in the pursuit of power. As oil prices fall, further jeopardising the country’s revenues, there is Author: Martin Chulov.

  David Kynaston takes a very simple, but efective approach, to his social history of Britain in the immediate post war years. He has scanned the newspapers and magazines of the day, read the diaries of the famous and the not so famous, made a lot of use of Mass Observation and the nascent public opinion polling of the day to construct both a people's narrative of 5/5(5).   I am very grateful to Professor Toye for his generous, perceptive and thought-provoking review of my new book, Governing Post-War Britain: The Paradoxes of Progress, –It is a pleasure to read a genuinely engaged and helpful review that very clearly tackles the issues the book has attempted to address, before moving on to consider how the .

Book Description. In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a . Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. SHADOWS OF PROGRESS: DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-WAR .


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Routledge & Paul, London. Description: xxiv, pages ; 22 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cole, G.D.H. (George Douglas Howard), Post-war condition of Britain.

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