Fifty key figures in twentieth-century British politics

Keith Laybourn
ISBN:
9780415226769

Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politicsis an accessible guidebook providing a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history, including Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and Emmeline Pankhurst. 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 Labor. 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 most prominent issues of modern British Politics.

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