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1920s Britain (Shire Living Histories) [Paperback]

John Shepherd
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8 Oct 2010 Shire Living Histories
How does a society recover from a devastating war? This was the question posed in the 1920s as people searched for normality in the aftermath of terrible trauma. Written from the perspective of those who lived, worked and played in the metropolis of greater London, "1920s Britain" uncovers the hardships and stresses of the age, strains which manifested in the general strike of 1926. However, the 1920s was also a time of recovery and hope for the future; London itself was a place of international significance and hope. Delve into the past in this intriguing insight into a difficult time for Britain and the people tasked with its recovery.

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  • Paperback: 88 pages
  • Publisher: Shire (8 Oct 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0747807922
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747807926
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.5 x 0.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 354,880 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Professor John Shepherd, Co-Director, Labour History Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. He has published widely on British Political and Labour History, including "George Lansbury: At the Heart of Old Labour" (OUP, 2002/2004) and "Britain's First Labour Government" (Palgrave, 2006) (with Prof Laybourn). Currently, he is writing "Crisis? What Crisis? The British Winter of Discontent, 1978-79" for Manchester University Press. Dr Janet Shepherd has over thirty year's experience of teaching in schools and higher education. She gained her history doctorate with a study of poor law pauper education in Britain. She has written plays for Radio and was a contributor to an award winning history of her local village and village life published during the Millennium.

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