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After the Victorians : The Decline of Britain in the World: Wilson, A. N.: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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After the Victorians : The Decline of Britain in the World
After the Victorians : The Decline of Britain in the World
Publisher : Picador USA
Published Date : 2006/09
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780312425159

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A15202024
Subject Development: History
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Geographic Designator: Great Britain
Review:
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Table of Contents
 
        List of Illustrations                      vii
Foreword and Acknowledgements                      xi
    Oedipus Rex, Oedipus Kaiser                    3  (15)
    Rupees and Virgins                             18 (15)
    The Land                                       33 (15)
    The Accursed Power                             48 (21)
    Love in the Suburbs                            69 (11)
    God -- and the Americans                       80 (16)
    Nationalisms                                   96 (18)
    Shipwreck                                      114(15)
    An Asiatic Power                               129(18)
    Barbarous Kings                                147(18)
    Revolutions                                    165(13)
    Chief                                          178(15)
    Peace                                          193(13)
    Protons -- Massacres -- Bombs, Ireland and     206(15)
    Iraq
    Communists and Fascism -- The Allure of        221(9)
    Violence
    The Silly Generation -- From Oswald            230(12)
    Spengler to Noel Coward
    The Means of Grace and the Hope of Glory       242(18)
    The Secrets of a Woman's Heart -- Marie        260(12)
    Stopes, Radclyffe Hall
    For the Benefit of Empire                      272(7)
    The ABC of Economics                           279(10)
    Puzzles and Pastoral                           289(16)
    Two Thousand Whispered Voices                  305(13)
    Politics                                       318(12)
    The Abdication                                 330(19)
    The European Crisis                            349(21)
    The Special Relationship I                     370(13)
    Churchill in 1940                              383(11)
    From the Battle of Britain to Pearl Harbor     394(12)
    Bombers and the Bombed                         406(14)
    In the Broadcast                               420(14)
    The Special Relationship II                    434(16)
    Prisoners                                      450(11)
    If God Wearied of Mankind                      461(15)
    Retributions                                   476(12)
    The End of the British Empire -- India and     488(12)
    Palestine
    Widmerpool's Britain                           500(16)
    The Hereditary Principle                       516(13)
Notes                                              529(29)
Bibliography                                       558(21)
Index                                              579