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A significant other to Nineteenth-Century Britain provides 33 essays by means of specialist students on all of the significant facets of the political, social, financial and cultural historical past of england throughout the past due Georgian and Victorian eras.

  • Truly British, instead of English, in scope.
  • Pays consciousness to the reports of ladies in addition to of fellows.
  • Illustrated with maps and charts.
  • Includes courses to extra 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 militia (pages 79–92): Edward M. Spiers
Chapter five The Monarchy and the home of Lords: The ‘Dignified’ elements of the structure (pages 95–109): William M. Kuhn
Chapter 6 The kingdom (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 idea (pages 189–202): Gregory Claeys
Chapter 12 Agriculture and Rural Society (pages 205–222): Michael Winstanley
Chapter thirteen and delivery (pages 223–237): William J. Ashworth
Chapter 14 Urbanization (pages 238–252): Simon Gunn
Chapter 15 The relatives (pages 253–272): Shani D'Cruze
Chapter sixteen Migration and payment (pages 273–286): Ian Whyte
Chapter 17 way of life, caliber of existence (pages 287–304): Jane Humphries
Chapter 18 classification and the sessions (pages 305–320): Martin Hewitt
Chapter 19 financial proposal (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 broadcast observe (pages 369–380): Aled Jones
Chapter 23 Crime, Policing and Punishment (pages 381–395): Heather Shore
Chapter 24 well known relaxation and game (pages 396–411): Andy Croll
Chapter 25 healthiness and medication (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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We can see here the groundwork for the subsequent case for tariff reform, that Britain should erect tariffs against foreign countries while favouring her empire, and so reversing the course of British economic policy since 1846. This case was necessarily based on what had been perceived as the benefits of the empire in the previous generation – tariff reformers drew attention to the export of capital to the empire and the growing percentage of trade (especially by value) with the colonies. Their arguments however have not been well supported by recent research.

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