A History of England, Volume 2: 1688 to the Present / Edition 4

A History of England, Volume 2: 1688 to the Present / Edition 4

by Clayton Roberts, David Roberts, Douglas R. Bisson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132064839

ISBN-13: 9780132064835

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A History of England, Volume II: 1688 to the Present incorporates recent scholarship into a master narrative that encompasses England's social, economic, cultural, intellectual, and political history. This account traces how and why critical events occurred. Other significant features:

  • discusses events in Scotland, Wales,

Overview

A History of England, Volume II: 1688 to the Present incorporates recent scholarship into a master narrative that encompasses England's social, economic, cultural, intellectual, and political history. This account traces how and why critical events occurred. Other significant features:

  • discusses events in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland as they affect developments in England.
  • features in-depth treatment of England's involvement in the Second World. War.
  • offers section headings, a list of monarchs and prime ministers, and improved maps.
  • provides suggested Further Reading at the end of each chapter, focusing on the most important books on each era (updated to include recent publications).
  • contains an updated narrative of events since 1990, including material on the fall of Margaret Thatcher and the victory of the Labour Party in 1997.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132064835
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
FOURTH
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents



16. War and Society


17. An Age of Stability: 1714-1760.


18. The Economic and Social Transformation of England: 1761-1815.


19. The Intellectual Transformation.


20. Politics in the Reign of George III.


21. Diplomacy and War in the Age of Revolution.


22. Conservatism, Liberalism, and Reform.


23. An Age of Prosperity.


24. Victorianism.


25. The British Empire.


26. An Age of Crisis: 1873-1914.


27. Britain and World War I.


28. Britain between the Wars.


29. Britain and World War II.


30. Socialist Britain: 1945-1990.


31. Life in Socialist Britain.

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