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Post-war Britain, 1946.

Great Britain. Central Office of Information.

Post-war Britain, 1946.

[A selection of facts and figures]

by Great Britain. Central Office of Information.

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreStatistics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA588.3 .A52 1946
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p.
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL193396M
      LC Control Numbera 48004796
      OCLC/WorldCa22217787


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The book is trying to deliver a general atmosphere of the world/5. Using Mass Observation diaries, Kynaston uncovers the grinding misery of postwar Britain, carrying its massive debt repayment. A freakishly cold winter in may have sealed Labour’s fate.

This unknown episode in Britain's immigration history is brought to life in this book, through interview extracts and documentary sources. Women were the first recruits to the so-called European Volunteer Worker Schemes, in wh Baltic men and women came to Britain between andto work in hospitals, textiles, agriculture, coal Price: £ The best books on Social History of Post-War Britain recommended by David Kynaston.

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Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war. At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats.

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