British Society Since 1945 (Social History of Britain)

John Ciardi, Arthur Marwick

nonfiction history
challenging informative slow-paced

528 pages | first published 1982

High and popular culture; family, race, gender and class relations; sexual attitudes and material conditions; science and technology - the diversity of social developments in Britain from 1945 to 2002 are thoroughly explored in this new edition of aclassic text.

'Something of a tour de force... Without serious distortion or omission he moves dexterously through a wide variety of sources, ranging from poetry through film and novels to opinion polls.. it is astonishing how much he gets in' Times Educational Supplement

'An enjoyable, readable, usable achievement which leads the field' John Vincent, Sunday Times

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