A History of England, Volume II: 1688 to the Present (Chapters 16-31)

A History of England, Volume II: 1688 to the Present (Chapters 16-31)

Brand: Prentice Hall

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  • Publish Date: 2002-02-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Clayton Roberts

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The second volume of a two-volume set, this book provides a broad, narrative account of English history from 1715 to the present day. It draws on the most up-to-date primary and secondary research to illuminate the full range of England's social, economic, cultural, and political past, and focuses on  how and  why  events occurred. It stresses dominant themes in English history  without  espousing any single interpretation, and considers events in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland as they affected developments in England. KEY TOPICS: An Age Of Stability: 1714-1760; The Economic, And Social Transformation Of England: 1761-1815; The Intellectual Transformation; Politics In The Reign Of George Iii; Diplomacy And War In The Age Of Revolution; Conservatism, Liberalism, And Reform; An Age Of Prosperity; Victorianism; The British Empire; An Age Of Crisis: 1873-1914; Britain And World War I; Britain Between The Wars; Britain And World War Ii; Socialist Britain 1945-1990; Life In Socialist Britain. MARKET: For anyone interested in the History of England.   

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