Ontemporary Britain: How was the British economy and class structure transformed in the period from 1945 to the present?

How was the British economy and class structure transformed in the period from 1945 to the present?

A time line of all major economical and class structural transformations from the era between 1945 to the present day.

The following books will provide you with historical background:

D. Childs, Britain Since 1945, 2001

P. Clarke, Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990, 1997

T. Gourvish and A. O Day, Britain Since 1945, 1991

S. Hall and M. Jacques (eds), New Times (1990)

B. Harrison, The Transformation of British Politics, 1996

N. Timmins, The Five Giants: A Biography of the Welfare State, 1995

A. Sked and C. Cook, Post-War Britain, 1984

M. Walker, The Cold War, 1990.

P. Johnson, Twentieth Century Britain, 1994

M. Ball, The Transformation of Britain, 1989

HMSO, Britain (the library contains a volume for each year since 1986)

R. Jowell (ed.), British Social Attitudes (multi-volumed by year and theme)

Useful Websites
Contemporary British History Links at links.shtml

Labour history sites can be found at and the Keele University site at uk/

British Politics Internet Resources at uk