Retreat from New Jerusalem: British Politics, 1951-64

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Thirteen wasted years'? Or the dawn of a new 'affluent society'? This book explores which description more appropriately fits the era of Conservative government in Britain after 1951. The author assesses the changing fortune of successive administrations under Churchill, Eden, Macmillan and Douglas-Home. He also analyses broader questions such as post-war 'decline', the nature of 'consensus politics' and the electoral effects of Britain's entrenched class system. In the first major stuy to have access to all official ...

Retreat from New Jerusalem: British Politics, 1951-64 1997, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333629710

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Retreat from New Jerusalem: British Politics, 1951-64 1997, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333629703

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