After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World / Edition 1
  • After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World / Edition 1
  • After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World / Edition 1

After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World / Edition 1

by A. N. Wilson
     
 

A Guardian Favorite Book of the Year

A. N. Wilson's landmark sequel to The Victorians is a colorful, panoramic portrait of the era that began with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and extended to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. Expertly mapping the connections between military, political, social, and cultural

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A Guardian Favorite Book of the Year

A. N. Wilson's landmark sequel to The Victorians is a colorful, panoramic portrait of the era that began with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and extended to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. Expertly mapping the connections between military, political, social, and cultural history, After the Victorians is an incisive chronicle of Great Britain's decline. Wilson delivers a timely analysis of imperialism and its discontents and a fresh account of the birth pangs of the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312425159
Publisher:
Picador
Publication date:
09/19/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.44(d)

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