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Modern Britain Since 1979: A Reader Keith Laybourn

Modern Britain Since 1979: A Reader

Keith Laybourn

Published May 9th 2014
ISBN : 9781282528222
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324 pages
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Keith Laybourn and Christine Collette have gathered a carefully selected collection of materials from primary and secondary sources. They cover the major themes of British history from Margaret Thatcher to Tony Blair and ranging from Thatcherism- theMoreKeith Laybourn and Christine Collette have gathered a carefully selected collection of materials from primary and secondary sources. They cover the major themes of British history from Margaret Thatcher to Tony Blair and ranging from Thatcherism- the Welfare State, rolling back and Blairite Third Way- the attack on trade unionism- the fall of the Old and the rise of New Labour- the Social Democratic Party, Liberals and Liberal Democrats- rise of nationalist parties in Scotland and Wales and devolution- the European debate- Eurocommunism- the end of the Cold War and collapse of the Communist Party- the feminist and gender debate and position of women in British society- immigration and racial equality- and Ireland.