Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain by Clair Wills
English | August 31st, 2017 | ASIN: B071Z2J8PC, ISBN: 1846147166, 0141974974 | 460 Pages | EPUB | 14.24 MB
The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers - to rebuild, to fill the factories, to make the new NHS work. From all over the world and with many motives, thousands of individuals took the plunge. Most assumed they would spend just three or four years here, sending most of their pay back home, but instead large numbers stayed - and transformed the country.