Empire, State, and Society: Britain since 1830

Empire, State, and Society: Britain since 1830

by Jamie L. Bronstein, Andrew T. Harris
     
 

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Empire, State, and Society assesses the external and internal forces behind Britain's transformation from global superpower to its current position in the twenty-first century. The authors provide an accessible and balanced introduction, which is thoughtfully organized for ease of use for both students and teachers.
  • Offers a crucial comparative

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Empire, State, and Society assesses the external and internal forces behind Britain's transformation from global superpower to its current position in the twenty-first century. The authors provide an accessible and balanced introduction, which is thoughtfully organized for ease of use for both students and teachers.

  • Offers a crucial comparative dimension which sets the experience of Britain alongside that of twenty-first-century superpower, the United States of America
  • Draws on recent scholarship to provide a highly current perspective
  • Organised to allow professors to assign readings with more or less depth as student abilities and course lengths allow
  • Written in a style that is wholly accessible and exciting for undergraduates in both the US and the UK

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“Nevertheless, for those looking for a concise, coherent, and accessible introduction to 19th- and 20th-century British history at the undergraduate level, this book is definitely worthy of serious consideration.   Summing Up: Highly recommended.  All undergraduate collections.”  (Choice, 1 September 2012)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444356991
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Jamie L. Bronstein is Professor of History at New Mexico State University. She is the author of three books: Land Reform and Working-Class Experience in Britain and the United States, 1800-1862 (1999), Caught in the Machinery: Workplace Accidents and Injured Workers in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2008), and Transatlantic Radical: John Francis Bray (2009).

Andrew T. Harris is Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs at Bridgewater State University. He is the author of Policing the City: Crime and Legal Authority in London, 1780-1840 (2004).

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