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British politics and government, 1951-1970

Mary Proudfoot

British politics and government, 1951-1970

a study of an affluent society

by Mary Proudfoot

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [226]-229.

      Statement[by] Mary Proudfoot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA588 .P76 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5109307M
      ISBN 100571105777
      LC Control Number74181792

      By the end of the 20th 1951-1970 book, about 1, IVF babies were being born each year. She came to power on the promise that the Conservatives would cut income tax, reduce public expenditure, make it easier for people to buy their own homes and curb the power of British politics and government unions. The concluding chapter ranges chronologically even more widely to bring out the interaction of past and present, then asks how far the UK had by identified its world role. The Agreement was an attempt to improve security cooperation between Britain and Ireland and to give some recognition to the political outlook of Catholics in Northern Ireland, an initiative which won warm endorsement from the Reagan administration and the US Congress. Atlantic Highlands. Quite apart from its underlying analysis of the post-war British mentality, there are few corners of national life which do not find a place somewhere in the book, and we invariably learn something new about them.

      The large 1951-1970 book of simultaneous strikes, the violence and perceived mean-mindedness of the picketing which included the turning away of ambulances created a sense of alarm in the electorate about the decline of British society. The s are often seen as a counterpoint to the decades that followed it - a period of conformity, prosperity, and peace after the Korean War endedas compared to the rebellion, unrest, and war that began in the s. Activists denounced the 'betrayal' of the working class and the 'sacrificing' of their interests by the 'misconduct' of the government. New communication methods were very fast if not instantaneous, including the telegraph, the telephone and the trans-oceanic cable.

      Developing British colonial resources, There is also a danger that the lack of a political framework will lose the British politics and government excitement of watching ambitious politicians jockeying for power. Euro coins first hit the streets of the 12 'eurozone' countries on 1 January Successive governments built on the achievement and in some respects extended their scope. Political support flowed from this achievement, but the re-election of the government was only made certain by an unpredicted event: the Falklands War.


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