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  1. Core Texts 13 items
    1. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

      Book Core

    2. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book Core

    3. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Paul Addison, Harriet Jones, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    4. Britain since 1945: a political history - Childs, David 2012

      Book Core

    5. Britain since 1945: a political history - David Childs 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    6. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book Core

    7. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    8. British society since 1945 - Marwick, Arthur 2003

      Book Core

    9. The ideas that shaped post-war Britain - Marquand, David, Seldon, Anthony 1996

      Book Core

    10. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O. 2001

      Book Core

    11. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O., Morgan, Kenneth O., MyiLibrary 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    12. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Kenneth O. Morgan, Kenneth O. Morgan, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

  2. Seminar 1: In what ways, if any, did World War II alter social and political attitudes in Britain? 15 items
    1. Primary Sources 3 items
      1. David Low Cartoon, London Evening Standard 8 March 1943

      2. Guilty men - Cato 1940

        Book 

      3. Social insurance and allied services: report - Beveridge, William Henry Beveridge, Great Britain 1942

        Book 

    2. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. State and society: a social and political history of Britain since 1870 - Martin Pugh, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Core ebook previous edition

    3. Supplementary Reading 10 items
      1. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See chapter: Addison - the impact of the second world war

      2. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book  See chapter: Addison - the impact of the second world war

      3. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Paul Addison, Harriet Jones, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter: Addison - the impact of the second world war

      4. The people's war: Britain 1939-45 - Calder, Angus 1969

        Book 

      5. War and society in Britain 1899-1948 - Pope, Rex 1991

        Book 

  3. Seminar 2: To what extent did the 1945-51 Labour Government achieve its objectives? 13 items
    1. Primary Sources 1 item
      1. 1945 Labour Party poster

        1945 Labour Party Manifesto.

    2. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O. 2001

        Book Core pp. 29-71

      2. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O., Morgan, Kenneth O., MyiLibrary 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core pp.29-71

      3. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Kenneth O. Morgan, Kenneth O. Morgan, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core pp. 29-71

    3. Supplementary Reading 9 items
      1. Labourism in the 1940s

        Article  link to content page, scroll down for article

      2. Economics and Ethics: The Nature of Labour's Socialism, 1945–1951

        Article  link to content page, scroll down for article

      3. Labour in power, 1945-1951 - Morgan, Kenneth O. 1984

        Book 

      4. A history of the British Labour Party - Andrew Thorpe 2015

        Book 

      5. The five giants: a biography of the welfare state - Timmins, Nicholas 2001, c1995

        Book 

  4. Seminar 3: The Suez crisis demonstrated with brutal frankness that Britain was no longer in the great-power league. Discuss 17 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Transcript of televised broadcast by Anthony Eden

        Available at www.bufvc.ac.uk

         

      2. The Suez crisis - Gorst, Anthony, Johnman, Lewis 1997

        Book  See Suez cabinet papers pp,131-135 & 144-145

    2. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O. 2001

        Book Core See pages 145-157

      2. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O., Morgan, Kenneth O., MyiLibrary 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core See pages 145-157

      3. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Kenneth O. Morgan, Kenneth O. Morgan, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core See pages 145 - 157

    3. Supplementary 12 items
      1. British imperialism: crisis and deconstruction 1914-1990 - Cain, P. J., Hopkins, A. G. 1993

        Book 

      2. The end of the British Empire: the historical debate - Darwin, John, Institute of Contemporary British History 1991

        Book 

      3. Suez: Britain's end of empire in the Middle East - Kyle, Keith 2003, 1991

        Book 

      4. Rethinking British decline - English, Richard, Kenny, Michael 2000

        Book  See Ovendale, The end of Empire

      5. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book  See Chapter; Bill Schwarz (2005) The End of Empire

      6. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See Chapter; Bill Schwarz (2005) The End of Empire

      7. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Paul Addison, Harriet Jones, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter; Bill Schwarz (2005) The End of Empire

      8. The Suez affair - Thomas, Hugh 1970

        Book 

      9. Decolonisation: the British experience since 1945 - White, Nicholas J. 1999

        Book 

      10. The end of the British Empire: the historical debate - Darwin, John, Institute of Contemporary British History 1991

        Book 

  5. Seminar 4: Why did consumerism expand during the 1950s and what were the consequences of this change for the Co-operative movement? 16 items
    1. UK Economic Indicators 1951-1964

      Index of selected items of consumer expenditure in the UK 1950-1960

      Sales of selected consumer durable goods 1938-1960

      Average income statistics 1913-1965

      Growth of prices and earnings 1856-1988

       

    2. Compulsory Reading 1 item
      1. Consumerism and the co-operative movement in modern British history: taking stock - Black, Lawrence, Robertson, Nicole 2009

        Book Core See Chapter Walton, John (2009) The post-war decline of the British retail co-operative movement: nature, causes and consequences

    3. Supplementary Reading 14 items
      1. Austerity in Britain: rationing, controls, and consumption, 1939-1955 - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina 2002

        Book 

      2. Austerity in Britain: rationing, controls, and consumption, 1939-1955 - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina, MyiLibrary 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See Chapter Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina (2002) Living Standards and Consumption

      4. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina (2002) Living Standards and Consumption

      5. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book  See Chapter Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina (2002) Living Standards and Consumption

      6. Co-op: the people's business - Birchall, Johnston c1994

        Book 

      7. The co-operative movement and communities in Britain, 1914-60 - Nicole Robertson 2010

        Book 

      8. Attlee's Labour governments, 1945-51 - Pearce, R. D. 1994

        Book 

      9. Attlee's Labour governments, 1945-51 - R. D. Pearce, Labour Party (Great Britain) 1994 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  6. Seminar 5: How representative were Enoch Powell's views on race and immigration during the 1960s? 22 items
    1. Primary Sources 5 items
      1. Rivers of Blood speech by Enoch Powell

         

    2. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O. 2001

        Book Core pgs 202-204 & 283-287

      2. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O., Morgan, Kenneth O., MyiLibrary 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core pgs 202-204 & 283-287

    3. Supplementary Reading 15 items
      1. The lives of Enoch Powell - Cosgrave, Patrick 1989

        Book 

      2. Twentieth-century Britain: economic, social, and cultural change - Johnson, Paul 1994

        Book  See Chapter: Kushner, Tony (1994) 'Immigration' and 'Race relations' in Post-war British Society.

      3. Whitewashing Britain: race and citizenship in the postwar era - Paul, Kathleen 1997

        Book 

      4. Passage to Britain: immigration in British history and politics - Walvin, James, Channel Four (Great Britain) 1984

        Book 

      5. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter Webster, Wendy (2005) Immigration and Racism

      6. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See chapter Webster, Wendy (2005) Immigration and Racism

      7. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book  See chapter Webster, Wendy (2005) Immigration and Racism

  7. Seminar 6: To what extent did the Equal Pay Act 1970 achieve equality for women? 19 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Parliamentary Debate on Equal pay act 1970

        Hansards Parliamentary Debates  Vol. 229  col. 913-942

      2. Women and families: an oral history, 1940-1970 - Roberts, Elizabeth 1995

        Book 

    2. Compulsory Reading 1 item
      1. Women in twentieth-century Britain - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina 2001

        Book Core See Chapter Smith, Harold (2001) The women's movement, politics and citizenship

    3. Supplementary Reading 16 items
      1. Oxford DNB article: Castle, Barbara Anne

        Webpage  Also available at www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/76877

      2. The changing population of Britain - Joshi, Heather 1989

        Book  See chapter: Joshi, Heather (1989) The changing form of women's economic dependency

      3. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

        Book  See chapter: Lewis, Jane (2003) Women and Social Change 1945-95

      4. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter: Lewis, Jane (2003) Women and Social Change 1945-95

      5. Defining women: social institutions and gender divisions - McDowell, Linda, Pringle, Rosemary 1992

        Book  See Chapter: McDowell, Linda (1992) Gender divisions in a post-fordist era.

      6. Understanding post-war British society - Obelkevich, James, Catterall, Peter 1994

        Book  See chapter: Penny Summerfield Women in Britain since 1945

      7. Understanding post-war British society - Obelkevich, Jim, Catterall, Peter 1994 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter: Penny Summerfield Women in Britain since 1945

      8. Understanding post-war British society - Jim Obelkevich, Peter Catterall, ebrary, Inc 1994 (electronic resource)

        Book  See chapter: Penny Summerfield Women in Britain since 1945

      9. Twentieth-century Britain: economic, social, and cultural change - Johnson, Paul 1994

        Book  See Chapter Thane, Pat (1994) Women since 1945

      10. Women in twentieth-century Britain - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina 2001

        Book 

      11. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter Wilson, Smith Dolly (2005) Gender: Change and Continuity

      12. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See Chapter Wilson, Smith Dolly (2005) Gender: Change and Continuity

      13. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book 

  8. Seminar 7: In what ways, if any, was the trade union movement responsible for the economic instability of the 1970s? 16 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Union man: the autobiography of Jack Jones - Jones, Jack 1986

        Book  pp.279-289, pp.295-302

      2. Aggregate trade union membership and density 1964-1979

        Ten largest UK Trade Unions 1964 and 1979

        Trends in recorded strikes 1964-1979

        Indices of real earnings for males and females 1970-1979

        Inflation in Western Europe 1972-1979

        Public expenditure in Western Europe 1972-1979

        Government surpluses and deficits in Western Europe 1972-1979

    2. Compulsory Reading 1 item
      1. Britain in the 1970s: the troubled economy - Coopey, R., Woodward, N. 1996

        Book Core See Chapter: Chris Wrigley: Trade Unions, Strikes and the Government

    3. Supplementary Reading 13 items
      1. Unions and change since 1945 - Baker, Chris, Caldwell, Peter 1981

        Book 

      2. A history of British trade unionism 1700-1998 - Fraser, W. Hamish 1999

        Book 

      3. A History of British Trade Unionism 1700–1998 - W. Hamish Fraser 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      4. Britain in decline: economic policy, political strategy, and the British state - Gamble, Andrew 1994

        Book 

      5. The high tide of British trade unionism: trade unions and industrial politics, 1964-79 - McIlroy, John, Fishman, Nina, Campbell, Alan 2007

        Book 

      6. British politics and the labour question, 1868-1990 - Powell, David 1992

        Book 

      7. The politics of decline: understanding post-war Britain - Tomlinson, Jim 2000, c2001

        Book 

      8. The writing on the wall: Britain in the seventies - Whitehead, Phillip 1985

        Book 

  9. Seminar 8: 'The Falklands war reinvigorated Britain, ending years of decline.' Discuss with reference to the period 1979-1990 19 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. The end of an era: diaries 1980-90 - Benn, Tony, Winstone, Ruth 1994

        Book 

    2. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O. 2001

        Book Core

      2. Britain since 1945: the people's peace - Morgan, Kenneth O., Morgan, Kenneth O., MyiLibrary 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Core

    3. Supplementary Reading 15 items
      1. Margaret Thatcher: Vol. 2: the iron lady - John Campbell 2003

        Book 

      2. Britain and the Falklands war - Freedman, Lawrence 1988

        Book 

      3. The battle for the Falklands - Hastings, Max, Jenkins, Simon 2010

        Book 

      4. The Falklands War - Parsons, Michael 2000

        Book 

      5. Thatcherism and British politics: the end of consensus? - Kavanagh, Dennis 1990

        Book 

      6. The Thatcher effect - Kavanagh, Dennis, Seldon, Anthony c1989

        Book 

      7. Public policy under Thatcher - Savage, Stephen P., Robins, Lynton 1990

        Book 

      8. The British labour movement and imperialism - Frank, Billy, Horner, Craig, Stewart, David 2010

        Book  See Chapter: Stewart, David (2010) A complex question about the remnants of empire.

      9. The British labour movement and imperialism - Billy Frank, Craig Horner, David Stewart, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter: Stewart, David (2010) A complex question about the remnants of empire

      10. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter Tomlinson, Jim (2005) Economic 'decline' in Post-War Britain

      11. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

        Book  See Chapter Tomlinson, Jim (2005) Economic 'decline' in Post-War Britain

      12. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

        Book  See Chapter Tomlinson, Jim (2005) Economic 'decline' in Post-War Britain

  10. Seminar 9: Why did Britain's role within the European Community prove such a controversial issue during the 1990's 17 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Trog Cartoon of John Major. Sunday telegraph 20 April 1997

      2. Parliamentary debate on the Maastricht Treaty  Weekly Hansard Parliamentary Debates vol. 229  col. 521-530, col.559-562 and col. 584-586

    2. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. Between Europe and America: the future of British politics - Gamble, Andrew 2003

        Book Core See Chapter 6 & pp.174-179

      2. Between Europe and America: the future of British politics - Gamble, Andrew, NetLibrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Core See Chapter 6 & pp.174-179

    3. Supplementary Reading 13 items
      1. The ideas that shaped post-war Britain - Marquand, David, Seldon, Anthony 1996

        Book  See Chapter: Bulpitt, Jim (1996) The European Question

      2. An awkward partner: Britain in the European Community - George, Stephen 1998

        Book 

      3. Contemporary British conservatism - Ludlam, Steve, Smith, Martin J. 1996

        Book  See Chapters, George, Stephen & Sowemimo, Matthew (1996) Conservative foreign policy towards the European Union. Ludlam, Steve (1996) The Spectre haunting Conservatism.

      4. Britain and European cooperation since 1945 - Greenwood, Sean 1992

        Book 

      5. Britain and European integration since the Second World War - Greenwood, Sean 1996

        Book 

      6. Contemporary British conservatism - Ludlam, Steve, Smith, Martin J. 1996

        Book  See Chapter Ludlam, The Spectre Haunting Conservatism

      7. John Major: the autobiography - Major, John 1999

        Book 

      8. The Tories and Europe - Turner, John 2000

        Book 

      9. Thatcher and Thatcherism - Evans, Eric J. 2013

        Book 

      10. Thatcher and Thatcherism | ebook - Eric J. Evans 2019 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  11. Seminar 10; To what extent did the launch of "New labour" represent a break with Labour Party traditions? 13 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Let us face the future: the 1945 anniversary lecture - Blair, Tony, Fabian Society 1995

        Book 

      2. The Blair Revolution revisited - Mandelson, Peter, Liddle, Roger 2002

        Book 

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Speak for Britain!: a new history of the Labour Party - Pugh, Martin 2011

        Book Core

    3. Supplementary Reading 10 items
      1. The political economy of New Labour: labouring under false pretences? - Hay, Colin 1999

        Book 

      2. New Labour and Thatcherism: political change in Britain - Heffernan, Richard 2001

        Book 

      3. The Labour Party since 1979: crisis and transformation - Eric Shaw, ebrary, Inc 1994 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  12. Seminar 11; Why were the results of the Scottish devolution referendum campaigns of 1979 and 1997 so different? 17 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. 1979 devolution referendum campaign literature

        Glasgow Herald 3 March 1979

        1997 devolution referendum campaign literature

        Glasgow Herald 12 September 1997

      2. New Scotland, new Britain - Brown, Gordon, Alexander, Douglas c1999

        Book 

    2. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. Devolution in the UK - Mitchell, James 2009

        Book Core

      2. Devolution in the UK - James Mitchell, ebrary, Inc 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Core

    3. Supplementary Reading 12 items
      1. Devolution in the United Kingdom - Vernon Bogdanor 2001

        Book 

      2. Scotland and the Union, 1707-2007 - Devine, T. M., ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Scotland and the Union, 1707-2007 - Devine, T. M. 2008

        Book 

      4. Modern Scotland: 1914-2000 - Finlay, Richard J. 2004

        Book 

      5. The Scottish Labour Party - Hassan, Gerry c2004

        Book 

      6. Jones, Peter (1997) The start of a new song: The 1997 devolution referendum campaign.

        Scottish Affairs 21 (1997) 

      7. SNP: the history of the Scottish National Party - Lynch, Peter 2002

        Book 

      8. A diverse assembly: the debate on a Scottish Parliament - Paterson, Lindsay c1998

        Book 

  13. Seminar 12: 'The Iraq invasion overshadowed the domestic achievements of Tony Blair's premiership' to what extent would you agree with this statement? 15 items
    1. Primary Sources 2 items
      1. Tony Blair 2006 Labour Party Conference speech

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
    3. Supplementary Reading 12 items
      1. Ten years of New Labour - Beech, Matt, Lee, Simon 2008

        Book 

      2. British foreign policy: the New Labour years - Daddow, Oliver J., Gaskarth, Jamie 2011

        Book 

      3. Blair's wars - Kampfner, John 2004

        Book 

      4. Governing as New Labour: policy and politics under Blair - Ludlam, Steve, Smith, Martin J. 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. Governing as New Labour: policy and politics under Blair - Ludlam, Steve, Smith, Martin J. 2004

        Book 

      6. The British Labour Party and the wider world: domestic politics, internationalism and foreign policy - Corthorn, Paul, Davis, Jonathan Shaw, Anglia Ruskin University, ebrary, Inc 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book  See Chapter: Pythian, Mark From Clinton to Bush: New Labour, the USA and the Iraq War

      7. The end of the party - Rawnsley, Andrew 2010

        Book 

      8. The Blair effect - Seldon, Anthony 2001

        Book 

      9. Blair's Britain, 1997-2007 - Seldon, Anthony 2007

        Book 

      10. Losing Labour's soul?: New Labour and the Blair government, 1997-2007 - Shaw, Eric 2007

        Book 

      11. British foreign policy under New Labour, 1997-2005 - Williams, Paul 2005

        Book 

  14. Essay 1 'A people's war followed by a people's peace' Do you agree with this assessment of the Second World War and its immediate aftermath? 21 items
    1. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

      Book  See Chapter Addison, Paul (2005) The impact of the Second World War

    2. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Paul Addison, Harriet Jones, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Addison, Paul (2005) The impact of the Second World War

    3. Women, War and Citizenship - Sarah Benton

      Article  Scroll down the index to find this journal article. Download in pdf or html format.

    4. What difference did the war make? - Brivati, Brian, Jones, Harriet 1993

      Book 

    5. The people's war: Britain 1939-45 - Calder, Angus 1969

      Book 

    6. Clampin, David (2008)  The war has turned our lives upside-down.  The merit of commercial advertising in documenting the cultural history of the British home front in the Second World War.  Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation.  Vol. 24. no.2  2008

      The library does not hold a subscription to this issue of this title

    7. Never again: Britain 1945-1951 - Hennessy, Peter 1992

      Book 

    8. Labour in power, 1945-1951 - Morgan, Kenneth O. 1984

      Book 

    9. The Labour governments, 1945-51 - Pelling, Henry 1984

      Book 

    10. War and society in Britain 1899-1948 - Pope, Rex 1991

      Book 

    11. Twentieth-century Britain: economic, social, and cultural change - Johnson, Paul 1994

      Book  See chapter: Schenk, C (1994) Austerity and Boom

    12. The five giants: a biography of the welfare state - Timmins, Nicholas 2001, c1995

      Book 

    13. Austerity in Britain: rationing, controls, and consumption, 1939-1955 - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina, MyiLibrary 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    14. Austerity in Britain: rationing, controls, and consumption, 1939-1955 - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina 2002

      Book 

  15. Essay 2: Discuss the extent to which decolonisation altered perceptions of Britishness in the period 1966-1980 24 items
    1. Defenders of the Union: a survey of British and Irish unionism since 1801 - Boyce, David George, O'Day, Alan 2001

      Book 

    2. Devolution in the United Kingdom - Bogdanor, Vernon 2001

      Book 

    3. British imperialism: crisis and deconstruction 1914-1990 - Cain, P. J., Hopkins, A. G. 1993

      Book 

    4. Darwin, John (1984)  British decolonisation since 1945: A pattern or a puzzle?  Journal of Commonwealth and Imperial History Vol. 12  No. 2  1984

      The library does not hold a subscription to this title

    5. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book 

    7. British cultural identities - Mike Storry, Peter Childs 2013.[i.e.2012

      Book 

    8. British culture and the end of empire - Ward, Stuart 2001

      Book 

    9. Englishness and empire 1939-1965 - Webster, Wendy 2005

      Book 

    10. Englishness and empire, 1939-1965 - Webster, Wendy, MyiLibrary 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    11. Decolonisation: the British experience since 1945 - White, Nicholas J. 1999

      Book 

  16. Essay 3: 'Since 1945 women have increasingly entered the public sphere, but not on equal terms with men' Discuss 17 items
    1. Labour's high noon: the government and the economy - Fyrth, Jim 1993

      Book  See Chapter; Blackford, C (1993) The best of both worlds? Women's employment in Post-war Britain

    2. The social and political economy of the household - Anderson, Michael, Bechhofer, Frank, Gershuny, Jonathan 1994

      Book  See Chapter: Gershuny, J et al (1994) The Domestic Labour Revolution: A process of lagged adaptation?

    3. Sex, gender and social change in Britain since 1880 - Hall, Lesley 2000

      Book 

    4. New inequalities: the changing distribution of income and wealth in the United Kingdom - Hills, John 1996

      Book  See Chapter: Harkess, Susan et al (1996) Women's pay and family incomes in Britain 1979-91

    5. Gender and power in Britain 1640-1990 - Kent, Susan 1999

      Book 

    6. Gender and power in Britain, 1640-1990 - Susan Kingsley Kent, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    7. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Lewis, Jane (2003) Women and Social Change 1945-95

    8. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book  See Chapter Lewis, Jane (2003) Women and Social Change 1945-95

    9. Contemporary feminist politics: women and power in Britain - Lovenduski, Joni, Randall, Vicky 1993

      Book 

    10. Defining women: social institutions and gender divisions - McDowell, Linda, Pringle, Rosemary 1992

      Book  See Chapter Gender Divisions in a post-Fordist era

    11. A century of women - Rowbotham, Sheila 1997

      Book 

    12. Women and the welfare state - Elizabeth Wilson, ebrary, Inc 1977 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    13. Women and the welfare state - Wilson, Elizabeth, NetLibrary, Inc 1977 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    14. Women and the welfare state - Wilson, Elizabeth 1977

      Book 

    15. Women in twentieth-century Britain - Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina 2001

      Book 

  17. Essay 4: To what extent did the 1945-51 Labour Government share William Beveridge's vision of the Welfare State? 17 items
    1. Social insurance and allied services: report - Beveridge, William Henry Beveridge, Great Britain 1942

      Book 

    2. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Fawcett, Helen (2003) The Welfare State since 1945

    3. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book  See Chapter Fawcett, Helen (2003) The Welfare State since 1945

    4. Labour's high noon: the government and the economy - Fyrth, Jim 1993

      Book  See Chapter Foster, John (1993) Labour, Keynesianism and the Welfare State

    5. Ideas and policies under labour, 1945-1951 - Martin Francis 1997

      Book  Library unable to source a copy of this text to add to stock at present

    6. William Beveridge: a biography - José Harris 1997

      Book 

    7. The welfare state in Britain since 1945 - Lowe, Rodney 2005

      Book 

    8. Labour in power, 1945-1951 - Morgan, Kenneth O. 1984

      Book 

    9. The Labour governments, 1945-51 - Pelling, Henry 1984

      Book 

    10. The five giants: a biography of the welfare state - Timmins, Nicholas 2001, c1995

      Book 

    11. Aneurin Bevan on the National Health Service - Bevan, Aneurin, Webster, Charles, University of Oxford 1991

      Book 

    12. Attlee's Labour governments, 1945-51 - Pearce, R. D. 1994

      Book 

    13. Attlee's Labour governments, 1945-51 - R. D. Pearce, Labour Party (Great Britain) 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  18. Essay 5: Post-war British politics have been marked by consensus. Discuss 18 items
    1. Consensus Revisited - Paul Addison 1993

      Article 

    2. The age of affluence 1951-1964 - Bogdanor, Vernon, Skidelsky, Robert 1970

      Book 

    3. Britain since 1945: a political history - David Childs 2012

      Book 

    4. Britain since 1945: a political history - David Childs 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    5. Trends in British politics since 1945 - Cook, Chris, Ramsden, John 1978

      Book 

    6. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Eatwell, Roger (2003) The currents of political thought

    7. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book  See Chapter Eatwell, Roger (2003) The currents of political thought

    8. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Fielding, Steven (2005) Rethinking the "Rise and Fall" of Two-Party Politics

    9. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book  See Chapter Fielding, Steven (2005) Rethinking the "Rise and Fall" of Two-Party Politics

    10. Ruling performance: British governments from Attlee to Thatcher - Hennessy, Peter, Seldon, Anthony 1987

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    11. Consensus politics from Attlee to Thatcher - Kavanagh, Dennis, Morris, Peter 1989

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    12. The Postwar Consensus - Dennis Kavanagh 1992

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    13. State and society: a social and political history of Britain since 1870 - Martin Pugh 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book  ebook previous edition

    14. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Sked, Alan (2003) The Political Parties

    15. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book  See Chapter Sked, Alan (2003) The Political Parties

    16. The British Isles since 1945 - Burk, Kathleen 2003

      Book  See chapter: Turner, John (2003) Governers, Governance and the Governed. British Politics since 1945

  19. Essay 6; Account for the rise in Trade Union membership and militancy during the 1970s 21 items
    1. The militancy of British miners - Allen, V. L. 1981

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    2. Unions and change since 1945 - Baker, Chris, Caldwell, Peter 1981

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    3. Governments and trade unions: the British experience, 1964-79 - Barnes, Denis, Reid, Eileen, Policy Studies Institute 1980

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    4. Strikes in post-war Britain: a study of stoppages of work due to industrial disputes, 1946-73 - Durcan, J. W., McCarthy, W. E. J., Redman, G. P. 1983

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    5. The economic history of Britain since 1700: Vol 1 - Floud, Roderick, McCloskey, Donald N. 1994

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    6. The economic history of Britain since 1700: Vol.2: 1860-1939 - Floud, Roderick, McCloskey, Donald 1994

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    7. The economic history of Britain since 1700: Vol.3: 1939-1992 - Floud, Roderick, McCloskey, Donald 1994

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    8. A history of British trade unionism 1700-1998 - W. Hamish Fraser 1999

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    9. A history of British trade unionism, 1700-1998 - Fraser, W. Hamish, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

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    10. Britain in decline: economic policy, political strategy, and the British state - Gamble, Andrew 1994

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    11. British politics and the labour question, 1868-1990 - Powell, David 1992

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    12. The high tide of British trade unionism: trade unions and industrial politics, 1964-79 - McIlroy, John, Fishman, Nina, Campbell, Alan 2007

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    13. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Tomlinson, Jim (2005) Economic 'decline' in Post-War Britain.

    14. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book  See Chapter Tomlinson, Jim (2005) Economic 'decline' in Post-War Britain.

    15. A history of British trade unionism 1700-1998 - Fraser, W. Hamish 1999

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    16. British cultural identities - Storry, Mike, Childs, Peter 2013.[i.e.2012]

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  20. Essay 7; Why did Britain remain outside the European Economic Community until 1973? 15 items
    1. From reconstruction to integration: Britain and Europe since 1945 - Brivati, Brian, Jones, Harriet 1993

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    2. Edward Heath: a biography - Campbell, John 1993

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    3. Between Europe and America: the future of British politics - Gamble, Andrew, NetLibrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

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    4. Between Europe and America: the future of British politics - Gamble, Andrew 2003

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    5. An awkward partner: Britain in the European Community - George, Stephen 1998

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    6. Britain and European integration since 1945 - George, Stephen, Institute of Contemporary British History 1991

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    7. Reluctant Europeans: Britain and European integration, 1945-1998 - Gowland, David, Turner, Arthur 2000

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    8. Labour's high noon: the government and the economy - Fyrth, Jim 1993

      Book  See Chapter Grahl, Jim (1993) A fateful decision? Labour and the Schuman Plan

    9. Britain and European cooperation since 1945 - Greenwood, Sean 1992

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    10. Britain and European integration since the Second World War - Greenwood, Sean 1996

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    11. The course of my life: my autobiography - Heath, Edward 1998

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    12. Britain and European unity, 1945-1992 - Young, John W. 1993

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  21. Essay 8: 'Rising affluence and persistant poverty' Is this a fair assessment of the history of living standards in Britain after 1945 19 items
    1. Consumerism and the co-operative movement in modern British history: taking stock - Black, Lawrence, Robertson, Nicole 2009

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    2. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Fink, Janet (2005) Welfare, poverty and social inequalities.

    3. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book  See Chapter Fink, Janet (2005) Welfare, poverty and social inequalities

    4. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book  See chapter Gallie, Duncan (2003) Employment and the labour market

    5. Britain since 1945 - Hollowell, Jonathan 2003

      Book  See chapter Gallie, Duncan (2003) Employment and the labour market

    6. Having it so good: Britain in the fifties - Hennessy, Peter 2006

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    7. Moments of modernity: reconstructing Britain, 1945-1964 - Conekin, Becky, Mort, Frank, Waters, Chris 1999

      Book  See Chapter: Mort, Frank (1999) The commercial domain. Advertising and the cultural management of demand.

    8. Understanding post-war British society - Obelkevich, James, Catterall, Peter 1994

      Book  See Chapter; Obelkevich, James (1994) Consumption

    9. Understanding post-war British society - Jim Obelkevich, Peter Catterall 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter; Obelkevich, James (1994) Consumption

    10. Understanding post-war British society - Jim Obelkevich, Peter Catterall, ebrary, Inc 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter; Obelkevich, James (1994) Consumption

    11. The motor car and popular culture in the 20th Century - D. W. Thomas, Len Holden, Tim Claydon 1998

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    12. Moments of modernity: reconstructing Britain, 1945-1964 - Conekin, Becky, Mort, Frank, Waters, Chris 1999

      Book  See Chapter Whiteside, Noel (1999) Towards a modern labour market

    13. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina (2005) Living standards and consumption

    14. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book  See Chapter Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina (2005) Living standards and consumption

  22. Essay 9: Analyse the relationships between immigration and racism since 1945 18 items
    1. John Bull's island: immigration and British society, 1871-1971 - Holmes, Colin 1988

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    2. Twentieth-century Britain: economic, social, and cultural change - Johnson, Paul 1994

      Book  See chapter Kushner, Tony (1994) Immigration and race relations

    3. Labour's high noon: the government and the economy - Fyrth, Jim 1993

      Book  See Chapter Lunn, Kenneth (1993) Race and Immigration: Labours hidden history 1945-51

    4. Whitewashing Britain: race and citizenship in the postwar era - Paul, Kathleen 1997

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    5. Windrush: the irresistible rise of multi-racial Britain - Phillips, Trevor, Phillips, Mike 1998

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    6. Race and racism in Britain - Solomos, John, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

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    7. Race and racism in Britain - John Solomos, NetLibrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

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    8. Race and racism in Britain - Solomos, John 2003

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    9. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See chapter Webster, Wendy (2005) Immigration and Racism

    10. A companion to contemporary Britain, 1939-2000 - Addison, Paul, Jones, Harriet 2005

      Book  See chapter Webster, Wendy (2005) Immigration and Racism

    11. Trade unions, immigration, and immigrants in Europe, 1960-1993: a comparative study of the attitudes and actions of trade unions in seven West European countries - Penninx, Rinus, Roosblad, Judith 2000

      Book  See Chapter Wrench, J (2000) British Unions and racism: Organizational dilemmas in an unsympathetic climate.

  23. Essay 10: Assess the economic and social impact of Thatcherism in Britain 21 items
    1. Margaret Thatcher: Vol. 2: the iron lady - John Campbell 2003

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    2. Thatcher and Thatcherism - Evans, Eric J. 2013

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    3. Thatcher and Thatcherism | ebook - Eric J. Evans 2019 (electronic resource)

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    4. Making Thatcher's Britain - Jackson, Ben, Saunders, Robert 2012

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    5. Making Thatcher's Britain - Ben Jackson, Robert Saunders 2012 (electronic resource)

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    6. The politics of Thatcherism - Hall, Stuart, Jacques, Martin 1983

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    7. Thatcherism and British politics: the end of consensus? - Kavanagh, Dennis 1990

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    8. The Thatcher effect - Kavanagh, Dennis, Seldon, Anthony c1989

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    9. The anatomy of Thatcherism - Shirley Robin Letwin 1992

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    10. The economic legacy: 1979-1992 - Michie, Jonathan

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    11. The Thatcher era and its legacy - Riddell, Peter, Riddell, Peter 1991

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    12. Public policy under Thatcher - Savage, Stephen P., Robins, Lynton 1990

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    13. Britain under Thatcher - Seldon, Anthony, Collings, Daniel 2000

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