Hope and glory is a largely political history of britain in the twentieth century it does have significant portions on the arts social trends such as the growth of womens paid employment outside the household and on the economy. Hope and glory is the history of great britain from 1900 2000 by dr peter clark the eminent cambridge history scholar this book is an entry in the penguin history of britain century. Clarke has mastered the art of the survey covering as many topics as possible without losing track of the central story high politics provides the basic narrative but the reader is often reminded of the importance to the average person of diet religion death literature alcohol sports television and the division of labor within the . Peter clarke brilliantly challenges the commonly held view of britain in the twentieth century as a nation in decline adopting a wide perspective he examines the political social and economic changes that transformed britain he looks at how jobs and prices food and shelter and education and welfare shaped society and explores such areas as architecture sport and popular culture. Read hope and glory britain 1900 2000 by peter clarke with rakuten kobo peter clarke brilliantly challenges the commonly held view of britain in the twentieth century as a nation in decline a
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