Nineteenth Century Britain (Paperback)
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Short Description for Nineteenth Century Britain In this history of 19th-century Britain, the authors provide a full range of thematic chapters examining political structures, ideologies, wars and international relations, economic and social history, religion, culture and ethnicity. Britain, as opposed to England, is the focus of the book.
- Published: 18 January 2003
- Format: Paperback 384 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780333725603 ISBN 10: 0333725603
- Sales rank: 333,914
Full description for Nineteenth Century Britain
The nineetenth century was a period of striking developments, and subject to a great pressure of change. This process of change is the primary focus of the book. Organised into a series of thematic chapters, Black and MacRaild's wide-ranging text offers the reader an analysis of numerous spheres of human history: politics, empire and warfare; economy, society and population; religion and culture. The book also offers considered treatment of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, with a truly British (as opposed to English) perspective maintained throughout. With numerous illustrations, helpful explanatory tables, boxes and textual inserts, as well as a list of further reading with each chapter, Ninteetenth Century Britain is an excellent introductory text book for students of this most vital period in British history.