Key Stages 1 and 2: History, Government and Politics, Geography, British Society, Public and Uniformed Services, Fashion and Beauty: Films showing what life in the 1930s and the nation's Sense of Values reflected in political action. Growing League of Nations, peaceful start to decade disrupted by foreign conflicts; Sino-Japanese War, Spanish Civil War, Alliance of Hitler and Mussolini; Internal tensions, Hunger Marches, Mahatma Gandhi visits London. Growing Technologies and expansion of Manufacturing and Consumerism, Scientific discoveries, advancements in Media, Transportation, Globalisation. Coronation of King George VI; Return of femininity to women's fashion, women working in production lines.
Questions: How was the interaction of Britain with the rest of the world affected by WWI? To what extent was their sense of external political values changed by globalisation and the media? Was the position of women altered in the 1930s?