Aspects of British History, 1815-1914 addresses the major issues of this much-studied period in a clear and digestible form.
* Introduces a fresh feel to long-studied topics
* Consolidates a grest deal of recent research
* Carefully organised to reflect the way teachers tackle this course
* Written by and experienced and renowned textbook author
* Illustrated with helpful maps and photographs
Table of Contents1. An introduction to British political history 1815-1914 2. Britain and the threat of revolution 1789-1832 32. Tory rule 1812-1830 4. The foreign policy of Castlereagh and Canning 5. The 1832 reform act 6. Whig reforms in the 1830s 7. Sir Robert Peel as party leader and national statesman 8. Chartism 9. The Corn Laws and their repeal 10. Palmerston's foreign and domestic policies 11. Parliamentary reform: 1867 and beyond 12. Disraeli and the Conservative Party 13. Gladstone, Liberalism and Ireland 14. The foreign policy of Disraeli and Gladstone 15. British imperialism and the Scramble for Africa. 16. Conservative ascendency 1835-1905 17. Liberal domestic policies 1905-1914 18. The rise of the Labour party before 1914 19. From splendid isolation to war: British foreign policy 1895-1914 20. Government policy and the economy 1815-1914 21. Government policy towards social problems 1815-1914 22. Britain and Ireland 1800-1921 23. Primary sources for British political history 1815-1914 Religion in the nineteenth century