Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2019

304 Pages | 12 black and white halftones

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198823698

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The End is Nigh

British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War

Robert Crowcroft

  • A provocative new take on the murky politics of 1930s Britain, exploring the dangerous interaction between the game of domestic politics and the international crises of the pre-war period
  • Journeys from the corridors of Whitehall to the smoking rooms of Parliament, to offer a bold and fresh interpretation of the familiar story of appeasement and the road to the Second World War
  • Includes a cast of iconic characters--Winston Churchill, Neville Chamberlain, Clement Attlee, Stanley Baldwin, and more
  • Challenges the popular myths about the period which remain key componants of Britain's self-image