English History, 1914-1945

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Clarendon Press, 1965 - Всего страниц: 709
This book chronicles three decades largely overshadowed by war and mass unemployment. It was a period that saw in England the formation of a national government, the only genuine incidence of three-party politics, the fruition of campaigns for trades union recognition, women's suffrage, and Irish independence, and abroad withdrawal from the Gold Standard and involvement in collective security. Written in Taylor's customary provocative style, this is historical writing at its best.
 

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A good many books have been written about this period of British history since Taylor's first appeared in the shops, but this author's lively and sometimes controversial account shouldn't be ... Читать весь отзыв

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OLD STYLE 191415
1
II THE PRESSURES OF WAR 191516
34
III A NATION AT WAR 191618
73
IV POSTWAR 191822
120
1922
163
VI THREEPARTY POLITICS 19225
195
VII THE YEARS OF GOLD 19259
227
VIII UNEXPECTED CRISIS 192931
262
FOREIGN AFFAIRS 19316
351
XII APPEASEMENT 19369
389
XIII RELUCTANTLY TO WAR 193940
439
XIV FINEST HOUR 19401
477
XV THE GRAND ALLIANCE 19424
536
XVI ENDING 19445
578
BIBLIOGRAPHY
602
LIST OF CABINETS 191445
648

IX HALF TIME
298
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 19313
321

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A. J. P Taylor was one of Britain's most respected and influential historians. He was Professor of History and Fellow of Magdalen College, University of Oxford. He died in 1990.

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