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Britain, Europe and the modern world, 1918-1968

Paul Richardson

Britain, Europe and the modern world, 1918-1968

by Paul Richardson

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Published by Cambridge U.P in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hstory, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Richardson.
    SeriesBritain, Europe and the world series -- book 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(8),389p. :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21492282M
    ISBN 100521072808

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    Britain imported 15 million pounds of tea annually (Schirokauer ). Consumption had increased fold from to , though this increase only includes tea which was actually taxed. Smuggling was rampant, both for the sake of profit and as a political protest (Schivelbusch ). Like the First World War, World War II was a global war and critical battles were fought across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Pacific. In this unit, we will examine the global impact of the World War II and look at why the United States and the Soviet Union emerged as economic, political, and military superpowers following the conflict.

      Ken argues that by Europe (meaning Britain) and East Asia (China and Japan) were basically at the same stage of economic development, type, and suffering from the same ecological constraints. It was only the "accident of geography and juxtaposition" that allowed parts of western Europe to exploit the New World and surge forth/5(52). During World War II, African-Americans: a) experienced full equality before the law. b) witnessed the end of Jim Crow laws. c) served in integrated units in the armed forces. d) received equal access to the GI Bill of Rights benefits. e) witnessed the birth of the modern civil rights movement.


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