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The Nature of Decision-making in the Post-war New Towns Policy: The Case of Basildon, c. 1945–70

Ikki Suge.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

The nature of post-war economic and urban planning has been controversial. This article examines the problem through a ‘grass-roots’ study of the establishment and the early social history...

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Making Homes by Machine: Images, Ideas and Myths in the Diffusion of Non-Traditional Housing in Britain 1942–541

NICK HAYES.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

To understand more fully the widespread—and arguably mistaken—postwar adoption of prefabricated and systems construction, scholars have sought to place this process in its broader social...

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The Heath Government and British Defence Policy in Southeast Asia at the End of Empire (1970–71)

Andrea Benvenuti.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 9736 words.

This article examines the rationale behind the Heath government's 1970 decision to negotiate a Five Power Defence agreement with Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia and to...

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‘To Try and Find Out What is being Done to Whom, by Whom and with What Results’: The Creation of Psychosexual Counselling Policy in England, 1972–1979

Robert Irwin.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10820 words.

Although neglected in recent sexual health policy, psychosexual services were briefly during the 1970s the focus of a reluctant policy initiative by the Department of Health and Social...

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The Prevention of Rural Depopulation: Housing and the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes, c.1917–39

Valerie Wright.

in Twentieth Century British History

September 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10009 words.

Depopulation was an important issue affecting the lives of the inhabitants of rural Scotland in the inter-war years and throughout the twentieth century. Yet this has been a neglected area...

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Harold Macmillan and the Deadline Crisis Over Berlin 1958–9

VICTOR MAUER.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

This article examines postwar British foreign policy by analysing the decision-making process in Whitehall during the ‘deadline crisis’, the months between Khrushchev's ultimatum in...

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The Untraditional Worker: Class Re-Formation in Britain 1945–65

Jack Saunders.

in Twentieth Century British History

June 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 9738 words.

This article explores the development of shop-floor organization in the British motor industry between 1945 and 1965. Where much of the social and labour history of post-war Britain has...

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