Britain 1900-51

Britain 1900-51

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By (author) Michael Lynch

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  • Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 240mm x 12mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340965940
  • ISBN 13: 9780340965948
  • Sales rank: 717,715

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Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Britain 1900-51 This title covers the key economic, political and social issues of the period. It focuses on the changing fortunes of the political parties at the time and the ways in which they were affected by the impacts of the two world wars. The pressures for social reform throughout the period are also analysed.

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Michael Lynch is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. His research interests are in modern European and Chinese history and he has authored and edited several titles in the Access to History series.

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Table of contents

Dedication Chapter 1 - Pre-War Britain, 1900-11 1- Britain in 1900 2- The Conservative Party, 1900-06 3- The Liberal Party, 1906-11 4- The Labour Party, 1906-11 Study Guide Chapter 2 - Crisis, War and its Consequences - Britain, 1911-18 1 The Pre-War Crises, 1911-14 2- The Politics of Britain at War, 1914-18 3- The Impact of the War on the Political Parties 4- The Home Front, 1914-18 Study Guide Chapter 3 - Post-War Britain, 1918-29 1- The Post-War Coalition, 1918-22 2- The Conservative Government, 1922-24 3- The First Labour Government, 1924 4- Baldwin's Government, 1924-29 Study Guide Chapter 4 - From Labour to the National Government, 1929-39 1- The Second Labour Government, 1929-31 2- The Financial and Political Crises of 1931 3- The National Government - Domestic Affairs, 1931-37 4- The National Government - Foreign Affairs, 1935-39 Study Guide Chapter 5 - Britain at War, 1939-45 1- The Impact of the War on the British People 2- The Growth in the Power of the State 3- Churchill's Coalition Government, 1940-45 Study Guide Chapter 6- The Labour Party in Power, 1945-51 1- Labour's Victory in 1945 2- Labour's Creation of the Welfare State 3- The Economy under Labour, 1945-51 4- The Labour Government's Achievements Study Guide Glossary Index