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Response to Review of A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain: Charities, Civil Society and the Voluntary Sector since 1945

The authors would like to thank Peter Grant for his thoughtful review. We are particularly pleased that he has recognised what we see as the key aims of the book: that it provides survey data for historians, students, policy-makers and the sector itself which will in turn provide better analysis and inspire further research. IfContinue reading “Response to Review of A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain: Charities, Civil Society and the Voluntary Sector since 1945”

Drink and British Politics since 1830: a Study in Policy-Making

Alcohol is one aspect of twentieth-century British popular culture that has received comparatively little attention. While other specific items of consumption – cars, music halls, the cinema, seaside holidays, and so on – have received sustained scholarly treatment in one or more monographs each, the central role of the public house in everyday life hasContinue reading “Drink and British Politics since 1830: a Study in Policy-Making”