From Warfare to Welfare: 1939-1959

1: Leisure, New Technology, conflict in Europe

The end of Second World War; The Berlin Blockade; the end of rationing; consumer goods; baby boomers; television and the Golden Age of cinema; Revolution in Hungary; Cold War technology, Sputnik and the space race.

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2: Work, employment, conflict in Asia

The end of Second World War; The Berlin Blockade; the end of rationing; consumer goods; baby boomers; television and the Golden Age of cinema; Revolution in Hungary; Cold War technology, Sputnik and the space race.

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3: Politics, society, conflict in The Middle East

Beveridge Report; post war government reforms; The National Health Service; political change in Wales and Britain; the Iranian Crisis and The Cold War; the Suez Crisis and The Cold War.

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