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The Battle for Britain

The Battle for Britain
Stephen Haseler

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Table of Contents

  • Part 1 A nation in transition: a cultural revolution?;
  • the paternalist inheritance - Paternalism's Indian summer, the contradictions of paternalism, the paternalist distortion. Part 2 The revolt against paternalism: early signs;
  • a revolt aborted;
  • seeds of revolution;
  • Thatcher's victory;
  • revolt on the left. Part 3 The radical challenge: the revolution versus class;
  • a new middle class;
  • an international invasion;
  • in place of decline. Part 4 The paternalist resistance: new battle lines;
  • the public sector resistance;
  • the High-Tory resistance;
  • an anti-modern culture;
  • the children of paternalism - a question of class, a question of worth, a question of accent, a ruling class;
  • "Culture" against the revolution;
  • an insular disposition - the bloodless intellectual remnant;
  • the constitution of the "ancien regime" - the taboo of monarchy, symbols and images of yore. Part 5 The emerging democratic polity: an end to paternalism;
  • the new polity.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.

ISBN: 9781850431480
Publication Date: 14 Jul 1990
Number of Pages: 208
Height: 216
Width: 138

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