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Cold War Culture

Intellectuals, the Media and the Practice of History

Cold War Culture( )
Author: Smyth, Jim
Series title:International Library of Twentieth Century History Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78453-112-6
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

Britain in the 1950s had a distinctive political and intellectual climate. It was the age of Keynesianism, of welfare state consensus, incipient consumerism, and, to its detractors - the so-called 'Angry Young Men' and the emergent New Left - a new age of complacency. While Prime Minister Harold Macmillan famously remarked that 'most of our people have never had it so good', the playwright John Osborne lamented that 'there aren't any good, brave causes left'.Philosophers, political...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 20Th Century
Social Science / Sociology / General
History / Europe / Great Britain / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.01 x 8.69 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds



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