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Nineteenth-century Britain : a very short introduction

Author: Christopher Harvie; H C G Matthew
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Very short introductions, 23.
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This is a sharp but subtle account of remarkable economic and social change, and an even more remarkable political stability as 19th century Britain moved from being rural, agrarian and multilingual to being largely urban and English.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harvie, Christopher, 1944-
Nineteenth-century Britain.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 2005276836
(OCoLC)70114200
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Harvie; H C G Matthew
ISBN: 9780191518102 0191518107
OCLC Number: 181740872
Notes: Text originally published in: The Oxford illustrated history of Britain. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Description: 1 online resource (171 p.) : ill., maps, ports.
Contents: 1. Reflections on the revolutions ; 2. Industrial development ; 3. Reform and religion ; 4. The wars abroad ; 5. Roads to freedom ; 6. Coping with reform ; 7. Unless the Lord build the city ; 8. The ringing grooves of change ; 9. Politics and diplomacy: Palmerstons years ; 10. Incorporation ; 11. Free trade: an industrial economy rampant ; 12. A shifting population: town and country ; 13. The masses and the classes: the urban worker ; 14. Clerks and commerce: the lower middle class ; 15. The propertied classes ; 16. Pomp and circumstance ; 17. A great change in manners ; 18. Villa Tories: the Conservative resurgence ; 19. Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Home Rule frustrated ; 20. Reluctant imperialists? ; 21. The fin-de-siecle reaction: new views of the State ; 22. Old Liberalism, New Liberalism, Labourism, and tariff reform ; 23. Edwardian years: a crisis of the State contained ; 24. Your English summers done ; Further reading ; Chronology ; Prime ministers 1789-1914 ; Index
Series Title: Very short introductions, 23.
Other Titles: Oxford illustrated history of Britain.
Responsibility: Christopher Harvie and H.C.G. Matthew.
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