By Norman McCord
This totally revised and up-to-date version of Norman McCord's authoritative advent to nineteenth-century British heritage has been prolonged to hide the interval as much as the outbreak of the 1st global conflict in 1914. The authors chart the advance of a latest nation built with a wide and increasing paperwork, the growth of in a foreign country territories into one of many world's maximum empires, and adjustments in faith, social attitudes, and culture.
British historical past 1815-1914, moment variation, divides the period into 4 chronological classes, with chapters at the political history, administrative improvement, and social, fiscal, and cultural alterations in each one interval. This new version explores such significant subject matters because the great bring up in inhabitants, the query of sophistication, the scope of kingdom task, and the advance of consumerism, rest, and leisure. that includes a decide upon bibliography and biographical appendix, this quantity presents the last word advent to British historical past among the tip of the Napoleonic Wars and the outbreak of the 1st international War.
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