By Chris Wrigley
This Companion brings jointly 32 new essays by way of top historians to supply a reassessment of British heritage within the early 20th century. The participants current lucid introductions to the literature and debates on significant facets of the political, social and fiscal historical past of england among 1900 and 1939.
- Examines debatable matters over the social influence of the 1st international battle, specifically on women
- Provides large insurance of adjustments in Wales, Scotland and eire in addition to in England
- Includes a considerable bibliography, on the way to be a helpful advisor to secondary sources
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