Twentieth Century British History

Twentieth Century British History covers the variety of British history in the twentieth century in all its aspects. It links the many different and specialized branches of historical scholarship with work in political science and related disciplines. The journal seeks to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, in order to foster the study of patterns of change and continuity across the twentieth century. The editors are committed to publishing work that examines the British experience within a comparative context, whether European or Anglo-American.


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Latest articles

Volume 25 (1)

'Perfectly Parliamentary'? The Labour Party and the House of Commons in the Inter-war Years
Toye, R., vol. 25 (1): 1-29
Love in a Cold Climate: Letters, Public Opinion and Monarchy in the 1936 Abdication Crisis
Mort, F., vol. 25 (1): 30-62
Enemies, Allies and Transnational Histories: Germans, Irish, and Italians in Second World War Britain
Webster, W., vol. 25 (1): 63-86
The Birth of a Politician: Harold Wilson and the Bonfires of Controls, 1948-9
Irving, H., vol. 25 (1): 87-107
The Popular Press and Ideas of Europe: The Daily Mirror, the Daily Express, and Britain's First Application to Join the EEC, 1961-63
Haeussler, M., vol. 25 (1): 108-131
From Rags to Restaurants: Self-Determination, Entrepreneurship and Integration amongst Muslim Immigrants in Newcastle upon Tyne in Comparative Perspective, 1960s-1990s
Hackett, S. E., vol. 25 (1): 132-154
Brave New World: Imperial and Democratic Nation-Building in Britain between the Wars. Edited by Laura Beers and Geraint Thomas.
Baughan, E., vol. 25 (1): 155-157
Cradle to Grave: Municipal Medicine in Interwar England and Wales. By Alysa Levene, Martin Powell, John Stewart and Becky Taylor.
Lucey, D. S., vol. 25 (1): 157-160
English as a Vocation: The Scrutiny Movement. By Christopher Hilliard.
Baldick, C., vol. 25 (1): 160-162
Cannabis Nation: Control and Consumption in Britain, 1928-2008. By James Mills.
Mold, A., vol. 25 (1): 162-164
Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85. By Jim Phillips.
Gildart, K., vol. 25 (1): 164-166
The Festival of Britain: A Land and Its People. By Harriet Atkinson.
Wilton, I., vol. 25 (1): 166-169
History, Heritage and Tradition in Contemporary British Politics: Past Politics and Present Histories. By Emily Robinson.
Anthony, S., vol. 25 (1): 169-171

Volume 24 (4)

The Shadow of the Airliner: Commercial Bombers and the Rhetorical Destruction of Britain, 1917-35
Holman, B., vol. 24 (4): 495-517
Making the Mill Girl Modern?: Beauty, Industry, and the Popular Newspaper in 1930s' England
Conway, R., vol. 24 (4): 518-541
Who is My Donor? The Local Propaganda Techniques of London's Emergency Blood Transfusion Service, 1939-45
Whitfield, N., vol. 24 (4): 542-572
Reassessing 'the Generation Gap': Bill Haley's 1957 Tour of Britain, Inter-Generational Relations and Attitudes to Rock 'n' Roll in the Late 1950s
Mitchell, G. A. M., vol. 24 (4): 573-605
Oi! Oi! Oi!: Class, Locality, and British Punk
Worley, M., vol. 24 (4): 606-636
Cracks in the Post-War Keynesian Settlement? The Role of Organised Business in Britain in the Rise of Neoliberalism Before Margaret Thatcher
Rollings, N., vol. 24 (4): 637-659
Literature, Immigration, and Diaspora in Fin-de-Siecle England. A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act. By David Glover
Schwarz, B., vol. 24 (4): 660-662