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Britain since 1789 : a concise history

Author: Martin Pugh
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An "introduction to the fundamental social, political and economic changes that took place in Great Britain from the late eighteenth century to the present day."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Pugh
ISBN: 0312223587 9780312223588 0312223595 9780312223595 0333764528 9780333764527 0333764536 9780333764534
OCLC Number: 40830212
Description: x, 254 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. British Society and Economy in the Eighteenth Century --
2. British Politics and the Political System in the Eighteenth Century --
3. The Impact of the French Revolution, 1789-1815 --
4. The Industrial Revolution and the British People --
5. Reaction and Radicalism, 1815-27 --
6. The Era of Reform, 1828-41 --
7. The Condition of England Question, 1832-48 --
8. The Triumph of Free Trade --
9. Mid-Victorian Britain: Progress and Prosperity --
10. Pax Britannica --
11. Mid-Victorian Politics, 1846-65 --
12. The Era of Gladstonian Liberalism, 1865-85 --
13. The Age of Conservatism, 1886-1905 --
14. British Society in Decline, 1873-1902 --
15. The Working Class and Socialist Revival --
16. The New Imperialism.
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