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A companion to nineteenth-century Britain

Author: Chris Williams
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2007.
Series: Blackwell companions to British history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an accessible reference to all aspects of 19th century British history from the defeat of Napoleon to the end of the century.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Williams
ISBN: 9781405156790 1405156791 9780631225799 063122579X
OCLC Number: 123373141
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: xiv, 606 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Britain and the world economy / Anthony Howe --
Britain and the European balance of power / John R. Davis --
Britain and empire / Douglas M. Peers --
The armed forces / Edward M. Spiers --
The monarchy and the House of Lords : the 'dignified' parts of the constitution / William M. Kuhn --
The state / Philip Harling --
Political leadership and political parties, 1800-1846 / Michael J. Turner --
Political leadership and political parties, 1846-1900 / Michael J. Turner --
Parliamentary reform and the electorate / Michael S. Smith --
Politics and gender / Sarah Richardson --
Political thought / Gregory Claeys --
Agriculture and rural society / Michael Winstanley --
Industry and transport / William J. Ashworth --
Urbanization / Simon Gunn --
The family / Shani D'Cruze --
Migration and settlement / Ian Whyte --
Standard of living, quality of life / Jane Humphries --
Class and the classes / Martin Hewitt --
Economic thought / Noel Thompson --
Religion / Mark A. Smith --
Literacy, learning, and education / Philip Gardner --
The press and the printed word / Aled Jones --
Crime, policing, and punishment / Heather Shore --
Popular leisure and sport / Andy Croll --
Health and medicine / Keir Waddington --
Sexuality / Lesley A. Hall --
The arts / Patricia Pulham --
The sciences / Iwan Rhys Morus --
Politics in ireland / Christine Kinealy --
Economy and society in ireland / Christine Kinealy --
Scotland / E.W. McFarland --
Wales / Matthew Cragoe --
British identities / Chris Williams.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to British history.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Williams.

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