Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics

1st Edition

Keith Layborn

Routledge
Published May 16, 2002
Reference - 247 Pages
ISBN 9780415226776 - CAT# RU20769
Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Summary

This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures covered include:

* Winston Churchill
* Tony Blair
* Emmeline Pankhurst
* David Lloyd George
* Margaret Thatcher
* John Maynard Keynes
* Enoch Powell
* Barbara Castle

With cross-referenced entries and helpful suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential guide for all those with an interest in understanding the dominating issues of modern British politics.

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