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Age of austerity, 1945-51

Michael Sissons

Age of austerity, 1945-51

[essays]

by Michael Sissons

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.

  • Edition Notes

    FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF AVA HELEN AND LINUS PAULING.

    StatementEdited by Michael Sissons and Philip French.
    ContributionsFrench, Philip, joint ed.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination361 p.
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15576109M

      The argument put forward in this article is discussed in detail in my forthcoming book Austerity in Britain: rationing and state controls, –54 (Oxford University Press). Recommend this journal Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to . In , Aneurin Bevan, Minister of Health in the –51 Labour Crisis, austerity and the with children and families in what many have described as an “age of austerity.” It set.

    M. Sissons and P. French, Age austerity of (London, ). 9 P. Addison, Now the war over: is a social history of Britain (London ) 2 p 10 G. Orwell Nineteen, eighty-four (London ); see also R Hewison anger: In culture in the cold war (London, ) 1,— pp 11 K. O Morgan, The people's peace: British. The spirit of ‘45? Austerity then and now. Jim Tomlinson. Austerity in the s meant something very different from its use today. The years of the Attlee government between and are commonly regarded as years of austerity, symbolised above all by the policies of Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer from to

    How austere was ‘Austerity Britain’ –54? SKILL BUILDER Of all the photographs he came across in his extensive research, the historian David Kynaston chose this photograph to be on the front cover of his book Austerity Britain – 1 What does this photograph tell us about life in Britain in ? Austerity Britain was named "Book of the Decade" by The Sunday Times. Family Britain () is the second volume in the series, and was also released as two books. It covers the period from to the Suez crisis of The volume was serialised on BBC Radio 4 as its Book of the Week for 23 November , read by Dominic mater: University of Oxford (BA), London School of .


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Austerity Britain by David Kynaston. Bloomsbury £25, pp David Kynaston's Austerity Britain begins on VE Day and ends more than. Austerity Britain, [Kynaston, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Get this from a library. Age of austerity, [Michael Sissons; Philip French;]. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sissons, Michael. Age of austerity, [Harmondsworth, Eng.] Penguin Books [, ©]. 1945-51 book Austerity Britain by David Kynaston pp, Bloomsbury, £ This is a classic; buy at least three copies - one for yourself and two to give to friends and family.

About Austerity Britain, For the first time, the Sunday Times bestseller Austerity Britain is available in one complete paperback volume. Coursing through Austerity Age of austerity is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of Age of austerity the future holds.

A Chingford housewife endures the tribulations of rationing; a retired schoolteacher observes during a royal. Austerity Britain, (Book): Kynaston, David: Baker & TaylorA people's history of post-World War II England is a social profile that links everyday lives to period events while paying tribute to the nation's passionate dedication to its survival and rebuilding, in an account that also traces the stories of such individuals as journalist Jon Arlott, actress Glenda Jackson, and writer.

AUSTERITY BRITAIN: User Review - Kirkus. A broad study of British society in the immediate postwar this first of a projected two books on the history of Britain between and the rise of Margaret Thatcher inKynaston (History /5. Buy Austerity Britain 1st by Kynaston, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Buy Age of austerity, 1st Edition by Michael Sissons (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Austerity Britain Book by David Kynaston Bloomsbury ₤25, pages FT bookshop price: ₤ More than 50 years after its demise, we still live in.

I am glad to have learned of these things, and many like them, from Austerity Britain but, as is often the case with this type of history, the book lacks a coherence.

While Kynaston seems to want to debunk a myth of just how good the Labour government was, there is. Click to read more about Austerity Britain: by David Kynaston. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(15). Austerity Britain, (Book): Kynaston, David: A majestic people's history of England in the years immediately following the end of World War II, and a surprise bestseller in the UK.

As much as any country, England bore the brunt of Germany's aggression in World War II, and was ravaged in many ways at the war's end. Celebrated historian David Kynaston has written an utterly original. Elsewhere on the web I find the slightly longer title of a Penguin edition, Age of Austerity – 2.

At Postwar Britain#Austerity, – we say, "It was called the Age of Austerity." ; P6421 April (UTC) Right, obviously the word and concept are not new.

Players match at Lord's in July He is the author of Austerity Britain and Family Britainthe first two titles in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain () under the collective title 'Tales of a New Jerusalem'.

He is currently a visiting professor at Kingston University.4/4(5). Austerity Britain, – () excerpt and text search, social history; Morgan, Kenneth O. Labour in Power –51 (Oxford UP, ) Ovendale, R.

The foreign policy of the British Labour governments, –51 (). Pelling, Henry. "The general election reconsidered." Historical Journal 23#2 (): in JSTOR Monarch: George VI. Austerity: – The Labour Party victory in represented pent-up frustrations.

The strong sense that all Britons had joined in a "People's War" and all deserved a reward animated voters. But the Treasury was near bankruptcy and Labour's nationalization programs were expensive. Prewar levels of prosperity did not return until the s. Austerity: – The Labour Party victory in represented pent-up frustrations.

The strong sense that all Britons had joined in a “People’s War” and all deserved a reward animated voters. But the Treasury was near bankruptcy and Labour’s nationalization programs were expensive. The phrase has also been employed to describe the post-war period between and The Age of Austerity,a collection of essays edited by Michael Sissons and Philip French, appeared as long ago asand saw the publication of David Kynaston’s Austerity Britain, David Kynaston's Austerity Britainthe first book in his series Tales of a New Jerusalem, was a major Sunday Timesbestseller in Here is the second volume from this .Beginning with VE Day and describing the first months of peace and the first years of Attlee's government, up to the launch of National Insurance and the NHS on 5 Julythis first book of Kynaston's much-acclaimed series Tales of a New Jerusalem records the reactions of the British people to the austerity of the early post-war years and to wider events such as Hiroshima, the Communist /5(7).