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Britain Since 1945: A Political History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date April 16, 2012
Pages 500
Binding Hardcover
Edition 7 revised
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415519519
ISBN-10 0415519519
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $130.00
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Summaries and Reviews
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Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. This new and improved seventh edition of this important book brings the picture to the present by including the following additions: 

  • Tony Blair's resignation and Gordon Brown's accession to power
  • immigration
  • the financial crisis from 2007: the first bank run in Britain since 1866
  • the 'Special-relationship' with the US and Obama
  • the 2010 General elcetion and the first coalition government since 1945
  • 'Broken Britain'  and Crime
  • the era of ‘owned by China'
  • and Britain’s place in a turbulent world.

Britain since 1945 is essential reading for any student of contemporary British history and politics.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780312098803 Book cover for 9780415164597 Book cover for 9780415519519
 
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7 revised edition from Routledge (April 16, 2012)
9780415519519 | details & prices | 500 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.02 lbs | List price $130.00
About: Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
6 edition from Routledge (July 1, 2006)
9780415393263 | details & prices | 456 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.75 in. | 1.88 lbs | List price $125.00
5 sub edition from Routledge (January 1, 2001)
9780415248037 | details & prices | 388 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $115.00
from Routledge (February 1, 1998)
9780415164597 | details & prices | 345 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $110.00
About: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.
With Kathleen Petelinsek (other contributor), Jean Eick | from Palgrave Macmillan (January 1, 1980)
9780312098803 | details & prices | List price $27.50
This edition also contains Thanksgiving Crafts
About: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780415164603 Book cover for 9780415248044 Book cover for 9780415393270 Book cover for 9780415519526
 
7 revised edition from Routledge (April 16, 2012)
9780415519526 | details & prices | 500 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.76 lbs | List price $49.95
About: Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
6 edition from Routledge (July 31, 2006)
9780415393270 | details & prices | 456 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $38.95
About: Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations.
5th edition from Routledge (January 1, 2001)
9780415248044 | details & prices | 388 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $35.95
About: This is the fifth edition of what has become the standard textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
With David Landy | 4th edition from Routledge (February 1, 1998)
9780415164603 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $31.95
This edition also contains Kant’s Inferentialism: The Case Against Hume
About: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.
With Wolfgang Becker (other contributor) | 3rd edition from Routledge (February 1, 1995)
9780415060240 | details & prices | 398 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $27.95
This edition also contains Advanced Time-correlated Single Photon Counting Applications: Applications
About: In this study of post-war Britain, David Childs gives an account of the varying fortunes of the different political parties from 1945 until the present day.

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