Aspects of British Political History, 1914-1995

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CONTENTS
List of illustrationsix
1 Introduction to British political history 1914-95 1
2 The First World War and its impact 21
3 The decline of the Liberal party 1914-40 38
4 The 1924 Labour government 54
5 Baldwin and the Conservative ascendancy between the wars 68
6 The General Strike 82
7 The first crisis of Labour 1929-39 97
8 The economy, unemployment and government policy between the wars 109
9 Versailles, foreign policy and collective security 1918-33 129
10 Foreign policy and appeasement 1933-9 144
11 The Second World War and its impact 166
12 The Labour government 1945-51 179
13 The Conservative decade: domestic policies 1951-64 195
14 Years of reform and crisis 1964-79 211
15 Thatcherism and after, 1979-95 229
16 The second crisis of Labour 1979-92 247
17 Foreign policy and defence 1945-70 261
18 Foreign policy and defence 1970-95 276

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