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W A Speck
|ISBN:||0521364000 9780521364003 0521367026 9780521367028|
|Contents:||List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Eighteenth-century Britain; 2. From the Anglo-Scottish Union to the union with Ireland; 3. Nineteenth-Century Britain; 4. From Pitt to Palmerston; 5. From the Second Reform Act to the Boer War; 6. Twentieth-century Britain; 7. From the Boer War to the first Labour government; 8. From Baldwin to Attlee; 9. From the accession of Queen Elizabeth to the entry into the European Economic Community; Epilogue; Appendix: monarchs and ministries, 1707-1976; Guide to further reading; Index.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge concise histories.|
'... phenomenal feat of compression ... Speck is a confident and reliable guide ... an elegant narrative combined with judicious analysis.' History Today 'It provides, amongst other attributes, a