Containing over 25,000 entries, this unique volume will be absolutely indispensable for all those with an interest in Britain in the twentieth century. Accessibly arranged by theme, with helpful introductions to each chapter, a huge range of topics is covered. There is a comprehensive index.
Readership: Anyone interested in 20th-century and contemporary British history, politics, society, and culture.
Edited by Keith Robbins, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wales, Lampeter
"formidably inclusive" - Times Higher Education Supplement
"What matters most is the comprehensiveness of the coverage, and here Robbins's endeavours have made it difficult to carp ... Robbins's work will be an indispensable reference tool for students and scholars, and no institution in higher education should be without a copy." - E.H.H. Green, The Library, 19.1, March 1997
"Historians will be especially grateful to him for the coverage of materials for the period 1914-1945" - Donald Munro, Institute of Historical Research, Contemporary British History, Vol 12, no 2, summer 98