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Flagship History - Britain 1783–1918

Author: Derrick Murphy, Richard Staton, Patrick Walsh-Atkins and Neil Whiskerd
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 20-04-2003
ISBN: 978-0-00-715078-6
Pages: 448

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A revised and expanded edition of the bestselling Britain 1815-1918.

Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.

Study and examination skills
1 William Pitt the Younger 1783-1801
2 Britain 1783 -1918: a synoptic assessment
3 The Tory Party 1815-1830
4 British Foreign Policy, 1815-1846
5 The Great Reform Act of 1832
6 The Whigs, 1833-1841
7 Sir Robert Peel and the Tory/Conservative Party, 1830-1846
8 Chartism
9 Economic change 1815-1846: the growth of railways
10 British domestic politics, 1846-1868
11 British foreign policy in the Age of Palmerston, 1846-1868
12 A mid-Victorian boom? Economic and Social history 1846-1868
13 Gladstone and the Liberal Party
14 The Conservative Party of Disraeli and Salisbury, 1868-1895
15 Foreign and imperial policy, 1868-1895
16 Social and economic change, 1868-1896
17 The era of Conservative domination and the rise of Labour, 1895-1906
18 Joseph Chamberlain and the Empire, 1895-1905
19 Britain and Ireland 1798-1921
20 Ireland and British politics, 1895-1922
21 The Liberals in power, 1905-1915
22 Britain and the origins of the First World War, 1898-1914
23 British economy and society, 1896-1914: challenged and transformed?
24 Public health and welfare 1834-1918
25 The political, social and economic impact of the First World War 1914-1918
Further Reading

  • TES review of the first edition (Britain 1815-1918):
  • Put out more flagsHard-pressed heads of History with budgets to manage must have been waiting impatiently for years for someone to reinvent the one-volume textbook at a reasonable price. Collins have done it.
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