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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 skills1 William Pitt the Younger 1783-18012 Britain 1783 -1918: a synoptic assessment3 The Tory Party 1815-18304 British Foreign Policy, 1815-18465 The Great Reform Act of 18326 The Whigs, 1833-18417 Sir Robert Peel and the Tory/Conservative Party, 1830-18468 Chartism9 Economic change 1815-1846: the growth of railways10 British domestic politics, 1846-186811 British foreign policy in the Age of Palmerston, 1846-186812 A mid-Victorian boom? Economic and Social history 1846-186813 Gladstone and the Liberal Party14 The Conservative Party of Disraeli and Salisbury, 1868-189515 Foreign and imperial policy, 1868-189516 Social and economic change, 1868-189617 The era of Conservative domination and the rise of Labour, 1895-190618 Joseph Chamberlain and the Empire, 1895-190519 Britain and Ireland 1798-192120 Ireland and British politics, 1895-192221 The Liberals in power, 1905-191522 Britain and the origins of the First World War, 1898-191423 British economy and society, 1896-1914: challenged and transformed?24 Public health and welfare 1834-191825 The political, social and economic impact of the First World War 1914-1918Further ReadingIndex
- 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.