Exploring how Tony Blair and New Labour changed British politics, policy, governance and foreign affairs, this volume stands as a key actor on the world and domestic stage, delving into Blair's foreign policy legacy, with empahsis on the Iraq War and Anglo-American relations.
At the end of Tony Blair's era as British Prime Minister, this book presents a wide-ranging overview of his achievements and failures in power. Combining serious scholarship with clarity and accessibility, this is the authoritative verdict on the impact of the Blair years on British society.
Reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age. In this book, the author shares his personal insights into the challenges of old age and failing health, of widowhood, and of moving out of the family home after sixty years.
Veteran BBC journalist Gavin Esler reveals the impact of Britain's big change. In seven succinct chapters, he sets out how leaving the European Union will affect UK food and diet: healthcare, jobs and industry, education, and travel to Europe. Brexit is not an event, it's a process that will last for years.
An authoritative and accessible account of how long-term social and demographic changes - and the conflicts they create - continue to transform British politics. A book for anyone who wants to better understand the remarkable political times in which we live.
Offers both a comprehensive introduction and a perceptive examination of Britain's relations with the European Community and the European Union since 1945, combining an historical account with political analysis to illustrate the changing and multifaceted nature of British and European politics.
Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations.
This volume provides a balanced historical analysis of the Thatcher years and their consequences in the light of the miners' strike, unfavourable relations with Europe, the poll tax and the Falklands War.
On the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, bestselling-humorist Guy Browning - the author of the phenomenally successful Never Hit a Jellyfish with a Spade - has a bash at his own immortal document: The British Constitution, a British Bill of Rights, celebrating the right bits of Britishness.
In the new single-volume edition of this groundbreaking history of the Empire, Professors Cain and Hopkins have refurbished and further developed their strong and provocative arguments. The text includes a substantive new introduction and conclusion, and an original discussion of globalization.
British Political History 1867-2001 is a comprehensive summary of the major political developments of British history over the last 140 years. This 3rd edition brings the picture up to date with coverage of the 2001 general election.