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Response to Review of Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

We would like to thank the reviewer for the thoughtful and generous comments on our book. We would entirely agree that additional research is needed to further understand the nature, extent and impact of intellectual and culture understandings of the prospect of nuclear war. Such research, we hope, will proceed in two interlinked ways. TheContinue reading “Response to Review of Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90”

A Companion to Contemporary Britain, 1939–2000

Despite the enormous growth in research and writing on contemporary British history, postwar British history is, curiously, lacking a comprehensive textbook which lecturers can recommend to students with complete satisfaction. There are some marvellous books, such as Peter Clarke’s evocative contribution to the new Penguin History of Britain, Hope and Glory: Britain, 1900–2000, and KathleenContinue reading “A Companion to Contemporary Britain, 1939–2000”