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Nineteenth-century Britain

Author: Christopher Harvie; H C G Matthew
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Very short introductions, 23.
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First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew's Very Short Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Britain is a sharp but  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Harvie; H C G Matthew
ISBN: 0192853988 9780192853981
OCLC Number: 43971315
Notes: Text originally published in: The Oxford illustrated history of Britain. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Description: 171 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 18 cm.
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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