British History 1870-1918
The Emergence of a Nation

By Robert Johnson
October 2003
ISBN: 1-84285-026-1
120 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/2" x 9 3/4"
$31.95 paper original

Are you confused by late Victorian and Edwardian British History? Why was this period so influential? This Studymate is designed to clarify the key issues in British History between 1870 and 1918. This was a time of major change - economic, political and social. This Studymate explores the key issues, the areas of historical controversy and covers the content in short, clear sections. It helps you to progress by means of study tips and helpful advice. Success in this topic requires clarity in analysis and the use of historical concepts: whether you are a student, history enthusiast or simply an interested reader, this book will empower your thinking, clarify your understanding and enable you to achieve the success you deserve. Contents include: the British State, Economy and Society 1870, Ireland 1868-1905, the reforming Ministries of Gladstone and Disraeli 1868-1880, the Decline of old certainties 1880-1898, Foreign and Imperial policies, New Liberalism 1895-1914, the Crisis of Liberalism, Labor Politics 1893-1914, Foreign Policy and International Crises 1902-1914, the Great War 1914-18.

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