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England in the twentieth century, 1914-1963.

David Thomson

England in the twentieth century, 1914-1963.

by David Thomson

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Middlesex] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [292]-295.

    SeriesThe Pelican history of England -- 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30 P4 v.9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 304 p. --
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17207065M

    David Thomson (–) was an English historian who wrote several books about British and European history.. He was educated at the Monoux School Walthamstow, then a Scholar of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge from to where he took First Class Honours in both parts of the Historical Tripos. He had a long association with the college and was subsequently . Author of England in the Nineteenth Century, Democracy in France, Europe since Napoleon, Democracy in France since , England in the twentieth century, , The Babeuf plot, Equality, The proposal for Anglo-French union in

    The English novel is an important part of English article mainly concerns novels, written in English, by novelists who were born or have spent a significant part of their lives in England, or Scotland, or Wales, or Northern Ireland (or Ireland before ). However, given the nature of the subject, this guideline has been applied with common sense, and reference is . The aristocratic Douglas-Home took on the trade unions but only served as prime minister for days, the second shortest premiership in the 20th century. Harold Wilson Labour to Wilson won his first election in but he actually visited 10 Downing Street many years before, when he was eight-years-old, so his aspirations began early.

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