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Evans, Eric J. 1945-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 318 publications in 3 languages and 10,588 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Local history  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Genealogy  Maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Composer, Other
Classifications: HC255, 338.0941
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Most widely held works by Eric J Evans
The forging of the modern state : early industrial Britain, 1783-1870 by Eric J Evans( Book )

53 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest research and to provide fresh perspectives on this key period when Britain was transformed into the world's first industrial power
Thatcher and Thatcherism by Eric J Evans( Book )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thatcherism produced dramatic changes in most aspects of public life, both in Britain and abroad. Thatcher and Thatcherism surveys the origins and impact of Thatcherism as a cultural construct and an economic creed. Centering on the career of Margaret Thatcher, the author argues that Thatcherism was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government that failed to meet its objectives while nevertheless decisively shifting the political landscape of Britain."--Jacket
Social policy, 1830-1914 : individualism, collectivism, and the origins of the welfare state( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Reform Act of 1832 by Eric J Evans( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1832 Reform Act was a watershed in the history of modern Britain, profoundly affecting the constitution of parliament and the course of all subsequent legislation. This new edition of "The Great Reform Act of 1832" extends and updates E.J. Evans's classic account of the crucial political and economic issues. Incorporating recent research, the book highlights the travails of Toryism at the end of the 1820s, clarifies complex questions of policy, shows the connections between the Reform Act of 1832 and the Second Reform Act, and updates statistics
Sir Robert Peel : statesmanship, power, and party by Eric J Evans( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Peel's reputation as an excellent Prime Minister justified? Evans questions this usual assumption and shows how Peel was largely responsible for the break-up of the Conservative party in 1846 and for its political wilderness
The contentious tithe : the tithe problem and English agriculture, 1750-1850 by Eric J Evans( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain before the Reform Act : politics and society 1815-1832 by Eric J Evans( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Evans's study considers the tremendous forces of change operating after industrialisation and discusses the achievement of Lord Liverpool's administration in containing these pressures, thereby leading the way to evolutionary change rather than revolution
Parliamentary reform, c1770-1918 by Eric J Evans( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new Seminar Study follows the history of parliamentary reform from its modern origins during the period of the Enlightenment to the end of the First World War when women received parliamentary votes for the first time. The book's long time scale encourages readers to consider both short and long-term causes and consequences. It also enables them to make comparisons and contrasts between the different Reform Acts."--Jacket
William Pitt the Younger by Eric J Evans( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing a complete historical background to Pitt's career, Eric Evans re-examines his policies and achievements in the light of recent research, and offers fresh insight on established stereotypes
A social history of Britain in postcards, 1870-1930 by Eric J Evans( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shaping of modern Britain : identity, industry and empire, 1780-1914 by Eric J Evans( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wide-ranging history of modern Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which Britain was transformed into the world's first industrial power. By the end of the nineteenth century, Britain was still ruled by wealthy landowners, but the world over which they presided had been utterly transformed. It was an era of revolutionary change unparalleled in Britain - yet that change was achieved without political revolution. Ranging across the developing empire, and dealing with such central institutions as the church, education, health, finance and rural and
Political parties in Britain, 1783-1867 by Eric J Evans( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theme of Professor Evans' book is the growth of a recognizable modern party system from the much looser and often family-based attachments from the eighteenth century. Many periods and topics are dealt with in this comprehensive book
Technical education and the state since 1850 : historical and contemporary perspectives( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tithes : maps, apportionments and the 1836 Act by Eric J Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tithes and the Tithe Commutation Act 1836 by Eric J Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of modern Britain : 1780-1914 by Eric J Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British history : an illustrated guide( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A richly detailed and thorough reference book, packed with facts, figures and evocative illustrations. Britain's poweful historical influence is revealed in an easily accessible format, complete with chronological entries in thematic sections and helpful cross-references for further information. British History is a comprehensive guide on huge variety of topics, perfect for the very wide range of readers with an interest in the history of the British Isles." -- from back cover
Victorian social life : British social history 1815-1914 by Jane Jenkins( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete A-Z 19th- and 20th-century British history handbook by Eric J Evans( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tithe apportionments of Worcestershire, 1837-1851( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transcription of the records used in the Worcestershire Tithe Map Project, a tithe map and apportionment for each parish which was part of Worcestershire, and still paying tithes in kind, at the time of the Tithe Commutation Act in 1836; contents of booklet appear also in their entirety on the CD-ROM
 
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The forging of the modern state : early industrial Britain, 1783-1870
Alternative Names
Evans, Eric

Evans, Eric 1945-

Evans, Eric J. 1945-

Evans, Eric John 1945-

Languages
English (286)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Thatcher and ThatcherismThe great Reform Act of 1832Sir Robert Peel : statesmanship, power, and partyBritain before the Reform Act : politics and society 1815-1832Parliamentary reform, c1770-1918William Pitt the YoungerThe shaping of modern Britain : identity, industry and empire, 1780-1914Political parties in Britain, 1783-1867