- Book Title: The British Century: A Documentary History of the Last 100 Years
- Author: Brian Moynahan
- ISBN: 0297823442
- Publisher: Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrate
- Year Published: 08 September, 1997
- Our Normal Price: £20.35 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: Seven Dials, Casell and co. paperback , first of this edition: approximately 9.5 x 12 inches tall: 304 pages including index : black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Synopsis: A photographic record of Britain in the 20th centuary opening with Queen Victoria on the throne ( one in four of all living peoples her subjects) and closing with Britain's transformation from global superpower to global entertainer, a place of rock stars and Royal soap operas. An intimate picture of the diversity of British history results, displaying notable events and personalities of the Edwardian era with its country house parties,and contrasting life styles of rich and poor; the cataclysm of the great War, the Bright Young Things of the 1920s and the literary outburst of their time; the lonely defiance of the Nazis in the Second World War; The Booming 50s; The Swinging 60s; The Strikes of the 70s; the Privatising Revolution of Margaret Thatcher's time: and the return of Britain's last significant colonial outpost, Hong Kong in the 90s: are all illustrated with high-quality photographs accompanied by descriptive text. Condition: price corner removed: gift inscription: overall very clean and good.
- Condition: Collectable- Very Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Paperback
- Type: Used Books
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