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Britain Since 1945

Aspects of Identity

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Britain since 1945' is an ideal introductory text for students of British Studies, cultural studies and modern British history. Assuming no prior knowledge, Leese offers students of all backgrounds both the essential...

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Britain since 1945' is an ideal introductory text for students of British Studies, cultural studies and modern British history. Assuming no prior knowledge, Leese offers students of all backgrounds both the essential chronological grounding and vital insight into the issues of identity necessary for a full understanding of contemporary Britain.

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An approachable introductory textbook to the social and cultural history of contemporary Britain, which gives equal treatment to all parts of the UK
Illustrated throughout with relevant images, maps, charts and timelines to aid study
Offers case studies on women, ethnic minorities and youth, visual arts, popular music and film

List of Maps, Figures and Photographs
Preface and Acknowledgements
Maps
Introduction: A Montage of Identities
PART ONE: FROM WAR, FROM MODERNISM: Welfare's Place; Looking New; Soap-flake Arcadia; Timeline 1: 1945-59
PART TWO: POP PROTEST, POP ART: Britain's Breakup; Limited Freedoms; UK Anarchy; Timeline II: 1960-79
PART THREE: POST-EMPIRE, POST-AESTHETICS: Communication Webs; Fractured, Rearranged; Fragile States; Timeline III: 1980-97
PART FOUR: RE-LOCATING, RE-IMAGINING: Millennium Life; Timeline IV: 1998-2005
Conclusion
Appendices
Bibliography and Further Reading
Index.
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PETER LEESE teaches social and cultural history at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. His previous publications include Shell Shock and the co-edited volume The British Migrant Experience 1700-2000.

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PETER LEESE teaches social and cultural history at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. His previous publications include Shell Shock and the co-edited volume The British Migrant Experience 1700-2000.

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