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Ellis Wasson's A History of Modern Britain: 1714 to the Present PDF

By Ellis Wasson

ISBN-10: 111886901X

ISBN-13: 9781118869017

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

  • Places Britain in a world context, charting the increase and fall of the British empire and the impression of imperialism at the social, monetary, and political advancements of the house country
  • Includes revised sections on imperialism and the economic revolution which have been up-to-date to mirror contemporary scholarship, a extra reflective view on New Labour given that its death, 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, an entire record of best Ministers, a family tree of the royal relatives, and a complete word list explaining uniquely British phrases, acronyms, and recognized figures
  • Spans themes as various because the slave alternate, 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 wide connection with historiography

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