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Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990 (New Oxford History of England) Paperback – September 30, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0199606122 ISBN-10: 0199606129

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Product Details

  • Series: New Oxford History of England
  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (September 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199606129
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199606122
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,322,725 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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`No historian is better equipped to tackle a study of modern Britain in its wondrous complexity than Harrison... Finding a role?... is a major achievement' Frank Prochaska, Times Literary Supplement

`A brilliant work of modern history... [with] a range and depth, which should ensure that it... is regarded as a classic for years to come' Richard Weight, History Today

`Harrison's narrative is rich in both the range of the subjects he discusses and the detail in which they are analysed' John Callaghan, British Scholar

`These two magisterial volumes... offer a consistently stimulating and formidably well-informed analysis of the condition of England since 1950, as it was shaped both by the wider world and its own internal development.' Richard Whiting, History

`This is a great and virtuosic work, an essential book that enriches our understanding and never fails to reward its reader time and time again' Sean Moran, History, Reviews of New Books

`A sweeping assessment of British history... Comprehensive and thorough...the definitive starting point for any student or academic wishing to engage with this complex and fascinating period.' LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

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Brian Harrison is Emeritus Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford.

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