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England in the 20th Century, 1914-1979: Volume 9 (The Pelican History of England #9)

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Paperback, 384 pages
Published April 30th 1965 by Penguin Books
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Simon Mcleish
Mar 15, 2012 Simon Mcleish rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Originally published on my blog here in October 1998.

The final volume in the Pelican History of England covers easily the shortest period, less than sixty years. It has a slightly different focus than the other books in the series, concentrating on the relationship between Britain and the rest of the world, and perhaps containing less about the social developments of the period. Thomson combines economic, social and political history into a single narrative, so it is a little bit more difficult
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Dwight Walker
English history including PMs and politicians in UK during WWII.
Grindy Stone
I didn't enjoy this volume as much as I enjoyed the other volumes, maybe because I've read about the subject period more than other periods in British history.
Scott
Apr 26, 2011 Scott rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people needing a concise refresher on post-war Britain.
reads quickly, accurate, as far as I can tell. Keepin' my eye open for others in the series.
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Other Books in the Series

The Pelican History of England (10 books)
  • Roman Britain (The Pelican History of England, #1)
  • The Beginnings of English Society  (The Pelican History of England, #2)
  • English Society in the Early Middle Ages, 1066-1307 (The Pelican History of England, #3)
  • England in the Late Middle Ages (The Pelican History of England, #4)
  • Tudor England (The Pelican History of England, #5)
  • England in the Seventeenth Century (The Pelican History of England, #6)
  • Stuart England (The Pelican History of England, #6)
  • England in the Eighteenth Century (The Pelican History of England, #7)
  • England in the Nineteenth Century, 1815-1914 (The Pelican History of England, #8)

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