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Tells the story of how life in Britain changed in the years after the Second World War, from post-war street parties to the celebrations on the eve of the new millennium. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, posters, maps and timelines. Includes internet links to websites for further information, including film footage, eyewitness accounts, online games, puzzles and more.

Book information

Key Stage
KS2/3 H
ISBN: 9781409504900
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 165mm
Library edition hardback
ISBN: 9781409599746
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 165mm
Henry Brook and Conrad Mason
Ian McNee

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“Britain Since the War”
An interesting and readable account with lovely illustrations of everyday life and important events for all KS2/3 pupils, parents and teachers who want to understand what life was like for previous generations and the way that Britain has changed since the war.


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