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By Ellis Wasson

ISBN-10: 111886901X

ISBN-13: 9781118869017

Now to be had in a fully-revised and up to date moment edition, A background of contemporary Britain: 1714 to the Present provides a finished survey of the social, political, monetary and cultural heritage of serious Britain from the Hanoverian succession to the current day.

  • Places Britain in an international context, charting the increase and fall of the British empire and the effect of imperialism at the social, monetary, and political advancements of the house country
  • Includes revised sections on imperialism and the economic revolution which were up to date to mirror contemporary scholarship, a extra reflective view on New Labour because its loss of life, and  an all new part at the functionality of the Conservative – Lib/Dem coalition that got here into workplace in 2010
  • Features illustrations, maps, an updated bibliography, a whole record of top Ministers, a family tree of the royal kinfolk, and a finished word list explaining uniquely British phrases, acronyms, and recognized figures
  • Spans issues as diversified because the slave exchange, the novels of Charles Dickens, the Irish Potato Famine, the legalization of homosexuality, coalmines in South Wales, Antarctic exploration, and the discovery of the computer
  • Includes huge connection with historiography

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