A Companion to 19th-Century Britain

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Chris Williams
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 626 pages
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A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain presents 33 essays by expert scholars on all the major aspects of the political, social, economic and cultural history of Britain during the late Georgian and Victorian eras.

  • Truly British, rather than English, in scope.
  • Pays attention to the experiences of women as well as of men.
  • Illustrated with maps and charts.
  • Includes guides to further reading.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Britain and the World
15
Part II Politics and Government
93
Part III Economy and Society
203
Part IV Society and Culture
335
Part V The United Kingdom
471
Bibliography of Secondary Sources
553
Index
591
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About the author (2008)

Chris Williams is Professor of Welsh History at the University of Wales, Swansea. He is an editor of the Studies in Welsh History monograph series and a committee member of Llafur, the Welsh People’s History Society. He is the author of Democratic Rhondda: Politics and Society, 1885–1951 (1996), Capitalism, Community and Conflict: The South Wales Coalfield 1898–1947 (1998), and editor (with Duncan Tanner and Deian Hopkin) of The Labour Party in Wales, 1900–2000 (2000) and (with Jane Aaron) of Postcolonial Wales (2005).

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