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A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain by Chris Williams

By Chris Williams

A spouse to Nineteenth-Century Britain offers 33 essays via professional students on all of the significant elements of the political, social, monetary and cultural heritage of england through the overdue Georgian and Victorian eras.

  • Truly British, instead of English, in scope.
  • Pays cognizance to the studies of girls in addition to of guys.
  • Illustrated with maps and charts.
  • Includes courses to additional reading.

Content:
Chapter 1 Britain and the realm economic system (pages 17–33): Anthony Howe
Chapter 2 Britain and the ecu stability of energy (pages 34–52): John R. Davis
Chapter three Britain and Empire (pages 53–78): Douglas M. Peers
Chapter four The defense force (pages 79–92): Edward M. Spiers
Chapter five The Monarchy and the home of Lords: The ‘Dignified’ components of the structure (pages 95–109): William M. Kuhn
Chapter 6 The country (pages 110–124): Philip Harling
Chapter 7 Political management and Political events, 1800–46 (pages 125–139): Michael J. Turner
Chapter eight Political management and Political events, 1846–1900 (pages 140–155): Michael J. Turner
Chapter nine Parliamentary Reform and the citizens (pages 156–173): Michael S. Smith
Chapter 10 Politics and Gender (pages 174–188): Sarah Richardson
Chapter eleven Political suggestion (pages 189–202): Gregory Claeys
Chapter 12 Agriculture and Rural Society (pages 205–222): Michael Winstanley
Chapter thirteen and shipping (pages 223–237): William J. Ashworth
Chapter 14 Urbanization (pages 238–252): Simon Gunn
Chapter 15 The kin (pages 253–272): Shani D'Cruze
Chapter sixteen Migration and payment (pages 273–286): Ian Whyte
Chapter 17 way of life, caliber of lifestyles (pages 287–304): Jane Humphries
Chapter 18 category and the sessions (pages 305–320): Martin Hewitt
Chapter 19 fiscal suggestion (pages 321–333): Noel Thompson
Chapter 20 faith (pages 337–352): Mark A. Smith
Chapter 21 Literacy, studying and schooling (pages 353–368): Philip Gardner
Chapter 22 the clicking and the published notice (pages 369–380): Aled Jones
Chapter 23 Crime, Policing and Punishment (pages 381–395): Heather Shore
Chapter 24 renowned rest and recreation (pages 396–411): Andy Croll
Chapter 25 well-being and drugs (pages 412–429): Keir Waddington
Chapter 26 Sexuality (pages 430–442): Lesley A. Hall
Chapter 27 the humanities (pages 443–456): Patricia Pulham
Chapter 28 The Sciences (pages 457–470): Iwan Rhys Morus
Chapter 29 Politics in eire (pages 473–488): Christine Kinealy
Chapter 30 economic climate and Society in eire (pages 489–503): Christine Kinealy
Chapter 31 Scotland (pages 504–520): E. W. McFarland
Chapter 32 Wales (pages 521–533): Matthew Cragoe
Chapter 33 British Identities (pages 534–552): Chris Williams

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Particular issues are dealt with in F. Crouzet, Britain Ascendant: Comparative Studies in Franco-British Economic History (1990), P. Mathias and J. Davis, eds, International Trade and British Economic Growth (1996), and D. McCloskey, Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain: Essays in Historical Economics (1981). The link between trade and industrialization is explored by R. Davis, The Industrial Revolution and British Overseas Trade (1979), while S. B. Saul’s Studies in British Overseas Trade, 1870–1914 (1960) and The Myth of the Great Depression, 1873–1896 (1985) remain valuable for changes in the late nineteenth century.

P. K. O’Brien, ‘Imperialism and the rise and decline of the British economy, 1688–1989’, New Left Review, 238 (1999), p. 62. C. K. Harley, ‘Foreign trade: comparative advantage and performance’, in R. C. Floud and D. McCloskey, eds, The Economic History of Britain since 1700, vol. 1, 1700–1860 (Cambridge, 1994), p. 305. L. H. Jenks, The Migration of British Capital to 1875 (London, 1971), p. 68. F. Crouzet, Britain Ascendant: Comparative Studies in Franco-British Economic History (Cambridge, 1990), p.

It provided not only a display of the goods which she now sought to sell to the world but also the products from abroad which her growing wealth enabled her to buy. It also set out an ideal, which future exhibitions would expound, of the world as an integrated whole, with the growth of international exchange as the bond of progress and peace in a new post-feudal world order. This ideology acquired a considerable grip throughout Europe at this time – and we should see Britain not as the sole ‘free trade’ power but simply as the most advanced free trade power.

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