Britain in the 19th Century

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Nelson Thornes, 1996 - Great Britain - 409 pages
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Contents

Background to a Century of Change
2
Peels Prime Ireland Corn and the Collpase of
6
What Happened to the Standard of Living?
13
2 A Question of Class
20
1 The Men in Power Lord Liverpools Cabinet
26
2 William Cobbett and Henry Hunt opinion makers
34
Mr Oliver Sidmouths Spy and the Pentrich
40
Peterloo some modern assessments
47
2 The achievement of Daniel OConnell
140
a crisis within the Conservative Party
148
Chartism Success or Failure?
157
The AntiCorn Law League Successful Politics of Pressure?
186
Britain Europe and the World 181565
202
A Changing Society?
229
The Dominance of Lord Palmerston
252
Gladstone Disraeli and the Second Reform Act
273

The End of the Old Constitution 182030
53
2 Aspects of the Irish Problem
65
Catholic emancipation High point of Liberal
71
The Triumph of Reform
79
Perspectives on reform
93
1 The Impact of the Reform Act Hopes Fears and Realities
99
Years of Whig Achievement and Conservative Renewal
105
The principles of a Conservative opposition
112
3 The legislative achievement
119
The 1841 election
125
Conservative Party 184150
130
Gladstone and Disraeli 186880 The Domestic Arena
295
Foreign and Imperial Affairs in the Age of Gladstone
319
British Aims and Objectives
329
The Gladstonian Case Against Beaconsfieldism
337
Gladstone Parnell and the Irish Question 186893
343
Liberal Decline and Conservative Ascendancy 18801900
363
Challenges to the Old Certainties
386
The Labour Representation Committee
397
2 Joseph Chamberlain destructive force and disappointed
403
Acknowledgements
410
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