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Interwar Britain

a social and economic history

by Sean Glynn

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSean Glynn and John Oxborrow.
      ContributionsOxborrow, John, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256.3 .G57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4943446M
      ISBN 100049421409, 0049421417
      LC Control Number76370997

        "Thought-provoking, richly evidenced and superbly structured, Moulton's book is a tour de force and a compelling argument for studying Irish and British history together." Times Higher Education "In I have particularly enjoyed the provocative questions raised by Mo Moulton's Ireland and the Irish in Interwar : Mo Moulton. OEP/ UNEMPLOYMENT IN INTERWAR BRITAIN zero at standard confidence levels, Benjamin and Kochin reject the null hypothesis that unemployment insurance was unrelated to unemployment.9 They infer that interwar unemployment would have fallen by a third to a half had the replacement rate been held at levels

      In Hollywood films of the s, and in the short stories and novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the flapper is a cigarette-smoking, dance-mad young female in her teens to early twenties. Her hair is ‘bobbed’ or ‘shingled’ and neatly tucked under a . Social dance was ubiquitous in interwar Britain. The social mingling and expression made possible through non-theatrical participatory dancing in couples and groups inspired heated commentary, both vociferous and subtle. By drawing attention to the ways social dance accrued meaning in interwar Britain, Rishona Zimring redefines and brings needed attention to a phenomenon that has been.

        Reviews “[A] well-structured and thoroughly researched chronicle of events The British in Interwar Germany provides an overview of a significant episode of Britain's engagement as a great power in Europe, in the first half of the twentieth century.” – Journal of Modern History “A detailed and well-researched study of what remains a little-known aspect of Anglo-German relations. Interwar Britain: a social and economic history. Sean Glynn, John Oxborrow. Barnes & Noble, - Business & Economics - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people standard gross domestic product groups higher household houses important improvement income increase influence insurance scheme interwar period investment Keynes.


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