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  1. Reading and Writing Skills for Students of Literature in English: Postwar; Postmodern; Postcolonial Enric Monforte Jacqueline Hurtley Bill Phillips

  2. 1939-2010

  3. George VI’s death (1952) http://muslihoon.wordpress.com

  4. Photo by Cecil Beaton Elizabeth II (1952) http://www.interiordesign.net

  5. 1945-51 Labour governments (Clement Attlee) Governments since the war http://reporter.leeds.ac.uk/504/news.htm

  6. 1951-64 Conservative governments (Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillan) http://ciencianoficcion.files.wordpress.com http://www.sww.w.szu.pl http://www.britannica.com

  7. 1964-70 Labour governments (Harold Wilson) 1970-74 Conservative governments (Edward Heath) http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com http://nndb.net

  8. 1974-79 Labour governments (Harold Wilson, James Callaghan) http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com http://www.gokartgolf.com

  9. 1979-97 Conservative governments (Margaret Thatcher, John Major) http://eventsdearboyevents.files.wordpress.com http://www.nndb.com

  10. 1997-2010 New Labour governments (Tony Blair, Gordon Brown) http://escuadrondelaverdad.files.wordpress.com http://porisrael.org/Seccionantisemitismo.html

  11. 2010- Conservative/Liberal Democrat government (David Cameron, Nick Clegg) http://www.virginmedia.com/playbetwin/betting/features/lib-dem.php?ssid=2 http://lasuertesonriealosaudaces.blogspot.es/1255630380/

  12. Second World War (1939-1945) http://raymondpronk.wordpress.com U.S. cargo ship carrying ammunition explodes after being bombed by German aircraft. Right, D-day landing (6 June 1944)

  13. “When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.” Winston Churchill http://www.solarnavigator.net

  14. The Yalta Conference (1945) Cold War http://www.cidoc-crm.org/crm_core/core_examples/yalta.htm

  15. To reach agreement on an international organization designed to keep the peace in the postwar world. The most important document was the Charter of the United Nations, adopted by the conferees on 25 June 1945 San Francisco Conference (1945)

  16. End of the Second World War (8 May 1945) http://www.nzetc.org 6 August / 9 August: atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki http://www.wired.com http://www.hiroshima-remembered.com

  17. Social Policy in the UK "And when it gets really cold, just remember we're the envy of Europe." Cartoon by Bill McArthur The Welfare State (1945) http://www2.rgu.ac.uk

  18. The family as the cornerstone of social reconstruction Beginnings of youth culture: the ‘Teddy boy’ The television age http://swankd.files.wordpress.com

  19. The Empire • Britain loses its position as leading colonial power: • 1947 India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma • 1948 State of Israel, Republic of Ireland • 1957 Ghana

  20. ‘Witch-hunt’ in the USA led by senator Joe McCarthy http://blog.timesunion.com

  21. Chinese Revolution led by Mao Tse-Tung (1946-49) Korean War (1950-53) http://www.laguia2000.com http://www.archives.gov

  22. Suez crisis (July-October 1956) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5195068.stm http://www.teachersparadise.com http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk

  23. 1960s • Lady Chatterley trial (1960) • 1967 Abortion Act, Sexual Offences Act decriminalising homosexuality • Divorce Reform Act (1969) • Equal Pay Act (1970) http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/history/courses/Gender_Pathway.php http://www.mikeboldt.com/art_historical.html

  24. Mary Whitehouse’s ‘Clean-up TV’ campaign. Below, with Mick Jagger (1964) http://www.nndb.com/people/5 27/000066329/ http://www.trashfiction.co.u k/jagger_whitehouse.html

  25. Rise of youth culture and pop music: the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and rock’n’roll http://www.librerianorma.com http://media.photobucket.com

  26. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) (1958) Late 1960s: start of women’s liberation and gay and lesbian liberation movements

  27. Immigration • Late 1950s-mid 1960s: massive arrival of immigrants from Commonwealth nations • First Race Relations Act (1965) • Second Race Relations Act (1968)

  28. Immigration • National Front founded by Enoch Powell (1966) http://www.enochpowell.com

  29. Out of England • ‘The Troubles’ • Re-emergence of the IRA (1969) • Scottish and Welsh nationalism http://www.taristeachnorthbelfast.org/northbelfast.htm Left, a government attempt to stop a Catholic civil rights demonstration turns into a riot, setting off 'the Troubles.' Right, residents flee burning homes in Belfast.

  30. The Empire • More colonies gain independence: • Cyprus, Nigeria (1960) • Tanzania, Republic of South Africa (1961) • Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda (1962) • Kenya (1963) • Malta, Zambia (1964) • Barbados, Guyana (1966) • Zimbabwe (1979)

  31. Vietnam War (1956-1975) Hippie movement http://paulwilkinson.wordpress.com http://tahoejimbo420s.blogspot.com/

  32. Paris, May 1968 http://www.1968pennies.com/1968timeline.htm http://globalab.wordpress.com/2006/11/

  33. 1970s • Increasing industrial tension • Miners’ strike (1973-74) • Youth culture: skinheads and punks http://www.healeyhero.co.uk/rescue/Collection/ian/page_11.htm

  34. Britain joins the EEC (1973) A new design of fifty pence coin was issued to commemorate its entry into the European Economic Community http://www.coinofthey ear.com/1973.php

  35. Racial tensions Sex Discrimination Act, Equal Opportunities Commission (1975) Third Race Relations Act, Commission for racial equality (1976) Germaine Greer’s The Female Eunuch (1970) http://www.biocrawler.com

  36. Northern Ireland • Derry’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ (30 January 1972) http://www.ia-pl.org/civil_rights/index.htm http://www.anphoblacht.com/news/detail/36161 http://www.shamrock.rs/eire/photos3.htm

  37. Northern Ireland Parliament suspended; direct rule from London (1972) IRA bombing campaign in Britain (1974) Prevention of Terrorism Act (1974) Referendum on devolution in Scotland and Wales defeated (1979) IRA bombs the Parliament, injuring 11 people (17 June 1974) http://news.bbc.co.uk

  38. 1979 • The ‘winter of discontent’ • May: Margaret Thatcher comes to power http://workblogging.blogspot.com http://eventsdearboyevents.files.wordpress.com

  39. 1980s: Thatcherism • Miners’ strike (1984-85) • Privatization, ‘popular capitalism’ and ‘enterprise culture’ • ‘Post-industrialization’ and the age of information technology (IT) • Right, miners picket outside Port Talbot Steel Works, 3 April 1984 http://lisweb.swan.ac.uk/swcc/photo/84strike/picket.htm

  40. Thatcherism: end of Welfare State • Social Security Act (1986) • Housing Act (1980) • Education Reform Act (1988) • Polarization: North vs. South

  41. Royal wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, 29 July 1981 Death of Princess Diana, 31 August 1997 http://images.dawgsports.com http://glamboy69.wordpress.com/2009/07/page/2

  42. Falklands War (1982): nostalgia for Empire http://www.clansman-radios.co.uk/

  43. Urban / race riots Bristol and Brighton (1980) London and Liverpool (1981) Birmingham (1985)

  44. IRA bomb attacks in London (1982) Anglo-Irish Agreement between London and Dublin governments to promote peace in Northern Ireland (1985)

  45. Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989) http://getdclu.wordpress.com/2009/11/09/this-wall-cannot-withstand-faith-truth-freedom/photograph-from-the-fall-of-the-berlin-wall-november-9-1989/ https://www.stanford.edu/group/ic/cgi-bin/drupal2/node/866

  46. 1990s and beyond • First Gulf War (1990-91) • War in Bosnia (1992-95) / Srebrenica massacre http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Srebrenica_massacre_memorial_gravestones_2009_1.jpg

  47. New Labour http://www.panoramadiario.com/finanzas/articulo/articulo/239/tony-blair-gana-fortuna-por-propiedad-financiada-por-contribuyentes/

  48. Out of England • 31 August 1994 Ceasefire announced by IRA • Devolving assemblies in Scotland (1997), Wales (1997) and Northern Ireland (Belfast agreement or Good Friday Agreement, 1998) http://www.askaboutireland.ie/reading-room/history-heritage/pages-in-history/important-irish-internati/an-overview-of-the-years--8/

  49. The new millennium • The Millennium Dome, London http://www.viajarlondres.info/images/millenium-dome-1.jpg

  50. 9/11/2001, New York City • ‘War on Terror’ http://mentiraconfortable.wordpress.com/2009/09/11/911