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Marwick, Arthur 1936-2006

Overview
Works: 245 works in 1,062 publications in 3 languages and 18,446 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DA566.4, 907.2
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Most widely held works by Arthur Marwick
The deluge; British society and the First World War by Arthur Marwick( Book )

86 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him
The nature of history by Arthur Marwick( Book )

92 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developed for students and general readers looking for a concise guide to the methods and purposes of historical study, this book seeks to explore the nature of historical evidence, to show how history comes to be written and to offer a basis on which "good" history can be distinguished from "bad."
The sixties : cultural revolution in Britain, France, Italy, and the United States, c. 1958-c. 1974 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A monumental study of social and political change in Europe and the United States during this period of cultural revolution. Paying particular attention to the impact of the sixties on the lives of ordinary people, Marwich exposes as myths and caricatures many of the accepted views of the decade."--Jacket
British society since 1945 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

78 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High and popular culture; race, gender and class relations; science and technology; 'Britishness' and relations with Europe - the diversity of social developments in these areas from 1945 to 2002 is explored here within a clear chronological framework. An examination of opinion polls and two major sex surveys offer fascinating insights into current social attitudes. And additional chapters bring this edition right up to date, offering a lively critique of New Labour and discussing many recent issues that affect the nation today, such as devolution in Scotland and Wales, race riots, the BSE and foot-and-mouth crises, and the effect on the economy after 11 September. --back cover
Britain in the century of total war; war, peace, and social change, 1900-1967 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a general explanation of how war, in itself brutalizing and destructive, can assist social change. Participation in war brings new status to depressed classes within the community. Provides a comprehensive social history of modern Britain
Class : image and reality in Britain, France, and the USA since 1930 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

IT : a history of human beauty by Arthur Marwick( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It: A History of Human Beauty treats outstanding physical attractiveness as a quality or possession, comparable to power, intelligence, strength, wealth, education or family, that had a marked effect on history. Beauty in men and women opened opportunities to its possessors not available to the ordinary looking or ugly. While in the past women have had to use the lure of sex to achieve power or wealth, epitomised by royal mistresses or the Grandes Horizontales of the nineteenth century, modern film stars (male and female) can acquire great wealth simply by the use of their images, while attractiveness on television is an essential modern qualification for power, as shown by Ronald Reagan and Tony Blair."--Jacket
War and social change in the twentieth century : a comparative study of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and the United States by Arthur Marwick( Book )

38 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En beskrivelse af de samfundsændringer, som fandt sted i England, Frankrig, Tyskland, Rusland og USA efter 1. og 2. verdenskrig
Britain in our century : images and controversies by Arthur Marwick( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Illustrated dictionary of British history( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture in Britain since 1945 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines culture in Britain since 1945 within its political, social, economic and ideological contexts, showing how these have affected the production and consumption of literature, music, drama, architecture, painting, sculpture, film and popular music. Key issues such as the Americanization of British culture, and the role of state and commercial finance are related to the broad changes in British society since 1945
Women at war, 1914-1918 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

17 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty in history : society, politics, and personal appearance by Arthur Marwick( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Total war and social change by Arthur Marwick( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays supported by statistics on the social consequences of the two world wars. It covers the main European countries and a range of major issues including the levels of economic activity, women's employment and the extent of executions of collaborators
The arts in the West since 1945 by Arthur Marwick( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the modern British Isles, 1914-1999 : circumstances, events, and outcomes by Arthur Marwick( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a "total history" of the British Isles from the outbreak of the First World War through to the late 1990s. Written by one of the pioneers of twentieth-century history, the volume offers readers a multi-layered narrative combining social, economic, cultural and political perspectives on this era of significant and rapid change. The author describes the "big events" that dominated British politics through the twentieth-century. He gives due weight to developments outside England in Scotland and Wales, and provides substantial coverage of the Irish question, highlighting the extent to which Ireland has been a preoccupation throughout the period. Alongside this narrative, Professor Marwick explains the underlying forces operating at each stage, linking these long-term "circumstances" to the political decisions of the time. This dual approach allows for penetrating analysis and reflection, helping to create for the reader a full picture of British life in the period. For instance, the book offers not only a discussion of the politics of the First and Second World Wars, but also an analysis of the economic and ideological repercussions of the wars and their consequences for British society at large. The volume also covers themes such as the cultural revolution, women's and gay liberation, economic recession and recovery, and social change in the 1990s. Professor Marwick writes in an engaging way, suitable for general readers and students. Throughout he emphasizes the "reflexive quality" of the book, inviting readers to reflect on the nature of historical study and to participate actively in the historical enquiry. -- Back cover
The home front : the British and the Second World War by Arthur Marwick( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new nature of history : knowledge, evidence, language by Arthur Marwick( Book )

20 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War, peace, and social change in twentieth-century Europe( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Class in the twentieth century( Book )

15 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The sixties : cultural revolution in Britain, France, Italy, and the United States, c. 1958-c. 1974
Alternative Names
Arthur Marwick historien britannique

Marwick, Arthur

Marwick, Arthur 1936-

Marwick, Arthur John Brereton 1936-2006

마윅, 아서 1936-2006

亞瑟·馬威克

Languages
English (542)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

Covers
The nature of historyThe sixties : cultural revolution in Britain, France, Italy, and the United States, c. 1958-c. 1974British society since 1945Class : image and reality in Britain, France, and the USA since 1930IT : a history of human beautyThe Illustrated dictionary of British historyTotal war and social changeThe arts in the West since 1945