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Protest and survive: The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, the Labour Party and civil defence in the 1980s

Jacquelyn Arnold

in Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526113658
eISBN:
9781526132451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113658.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter offers a critical investigation into the ways in which the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) sought to undermine the official narrative of nuclear weapons and civil defence policy ... More


In government, 1940–47

Matt Perry

in 'Red Ellen' Wilkinson: Her ideas, movements and world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087202
eISBN:
9781781706831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087202.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Churchill's wartime coalition formed in May 1940, Wilkinson became a junior minister: first as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Pensions and then in October 1940 as Parliamentary ... More


A vulnerable island

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-present issue of how Britain, as a nuclear strike base, could be secured against Soviet attack. Emergency war plans were predicated on a quick response to threat, and ... More


The Enemy, the Secret, and the Catastrophe

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter examines the three most important figures employed by anti-Communist discourses to mark the necessary limits of representation: the unreadable enemy (a radical formal indeterminacy ... More


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