Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2010

464 Pages | 20 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780192192677

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No Turning Back

The Peacetime Revolutions of Post-War Britain

Paul Addison

  • Takes the long view of British history since the Second World War, showing how a series of peaceful revolutions has completely transformed the country that existed at mid-century
  • Brings the personal perspective of someone who has lived through it all and seen the Britain of his youth turn into the very different country of today - in society, economics, culture, and social mores
  • Captures a sense of both what has been gained and what has been lost in the transformations of the last sixty years