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The rise and fall of the British nation: a twentieth-century history

The rise and fall of the British nation: a twentieth-century history

Edgerton, David, author

It is usual to see the United Kingdom as an island of continuity in an otherwise convulsed and unstable Europe; its political history a smooth sequence of administrations, from building a welfare state to coping with decline. Nobody would dream of writing the history of Germany, say, or the Soviet Union in this way. David Edgerton's major account of modern British history breaks out of the confines of traditionalism to reveal an unfamiliar nation and a country subject to huge disruptions

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: David Edgerton
ISBN: 0141975970, 9780141975979
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: UK: Allen Lane, 2018.
Physical Description: 720 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
Subject: Great Britain History 20th century.; History.; Great Britain Politics and government 20th century.