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