England in the nineteenth century, 1815-1914

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Penguin, 1950 - 254 pages
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I read this book for a general overview of the eighteenth century before I launched into my reading for my qualifying exams, which spanned 1780 to 1925. Some specific background knowledge on the ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
9
THE FORCES OF CHANGE
35
CONSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL REFORMS
56
Copyright

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John Heilpern is the author of the classic book about theater "Conference of the Birds: The Story of Peter Brook in Africa "and of "How Good is David Mamet, Anyway?," a collection of his theater essays and reviews. Born in England and educated at Oxford, his interviews for "The Observer "(London) received a British Press Award. In 1980 he moved to New York, where he became a weekly columnist for "The Times "of London. An adjunct professor of drama at Columbia University, he is drama critic for the "New York Observer.

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