Wales since 1939

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ISBN-13:
9780719086670
Veröffentl:
2012
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.05.2012
Seiten:
480
Autor:
Martin Johnes
Gewicht:
723 g
Format:
234x156x26 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
This ground-breaking book examines the story of Wales since 1939, giving voice to ordinary people and the variety of experiences within the nation. This is a history of not just a nation, but of its residents' hopes and fears, their struggles and pleasures and their views of where they lived and the wider world.
This ground-breaking book examines the story of Wales since 1939, giving voice to ordinary people and the variety of experiences within the nation. This is a history of not just a nation, but of its residents' hopes and fears, their struggles and pleasures and their views of where they lived and the wider world. -- .
Introduction1. 'The waging of war', 1939-452. 'The spirit of reconstruction'1945-513. 'The hard times are finished': The coming of affluence, 1951-644. 'Promiscuous living': Youth culture and the permissive society, 1951-705. 'A new society': Class and urban communities, 1951-706. 'Life among the hills': The Welsh Way of Life, 1951-707. 'A cottonwool fuzz at the back of the mind': Language and nationhoods, 1951-708. 'Nationalists of many varieties', 1951-709. 'Black times': The Passing of Labour, 1966-8510. 'Under an acid rain': Debating the nations, 1970-8511. 'Adapt to the future': The Tory remaking of Wales, 1979-9712. 'Who's happy?': Social change since 197013. 'They don't belong here': The countryside since 197014. 'A nation once again', 1997-2009ConclusionIndex