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The Lost Decade
The Lost Decade
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The Lost Decade

2010-2020, and What Lies Ahead for Britain

Polly Toynbee

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David Walker

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In The Lost Decade, Polly Toynbee and David Walker offer the definitive survey of this most tumultuous of periods in British history and look to what lies ahead for us.
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The Lost Decade: 2010-2020, and What Lies Ahead for Britain A01 By (author) N Polly Toynbee A01 By (author) N David Walker 198 129 22 292 BC Paperback / softback 368 Guardian Faber Publishing Guardian Faber Publishing London United Kingdom JFF Social issues & processes HBJD1 British & Irish history HBLX 21st century history: from c 2000 - 1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain 3JMG c 2010 to c 2020 1.3 JBF NHD Social & ethical issues European history 1DDU 3MRBF United Kingdom, Great Britain c 2010 to c 2019 The ten years from 2010 have been devastating. A decade of austerity and paralysis nurtured contempt for leaders, institutions and fellow citizens and fertilised the ground for a rebellious Brexit. It has been a decade characterised by national tragedies from Grenfell to Windrush, and food banks to the property crisis. But, as Adam Smith said, 'there's a great deal of ruin in a nation'. No truthful portrait of an era can be monochrome. Bright spots included the rise of renewable energy, lower crime rates, legalisation of same-sex marriage and the creative industries continuing to punch well above their weight in spite of cuts. In The Lost Decade, Polly Toynbee and David Walker offer the definitive survey of this most tumultuous of periods in British history and look to what lies ahead for us. This is the anatomy of a dark decade, bringing hope for better to come. Polly Toynbee and David Walker have co-authored several works of non-fiction, most recently Cameron's Coup: How the Tories Took Britain to the Brink and Dismembered: How the Conservative Attack on the State Harms Us All. Polly Toynbee is a columnist for the Guardian. David Walker is a contributing editor to the Guardian Public and former director of public reporting at the Audit Commission. 03032020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 10.99 0.00 10.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 48 BERT GARD Y The ten years from 2010 have been devastating. A decade of austerity and paralysis nurtured contempt for leaders, institutions and fellow citizens and fertilised the ground for a rebellious Brexit. It has been a decade characterised by national tragedies from Grenfell to Windrush, and food banks to the property crisis. But, as Adam Smith said, 'there's a great deal of ruin in a nation'. No truthful portrait of an era can be monochrome. Bright spots included the rise of renewable energy, lower crime rates, legalisation of same-sex marriage and the creative industries continuing to punch well above their weight in spite of cuts. In The Lost Decade, Polly Toynbee and David Walker offer the definitive survey of this most tumultuous of periods in British history and look to what lies ahead for us. This is the anatomy of a dark decade, bringing hope for better to come.
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Book publisher Guardian Faber Publishing
Publication date 3 Mar 2020
Format Paperback
Pages 368
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