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A concise history of Britain, 1707-1975 / W. A. Speck.

By: Speck, W. A. (William Arthur), 1938-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge concise histories.Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993Description: xiii, 210 p. : illustrations, maps, ports. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 05213674026; 9780521367028.Subject(s): Great Britain -- History | Business, Political Scienc February2019DDC classification: 941
Contents:
Eighteenth-century Britain -- From the Anglo-Scottish union to the union with Ireland -- Nineteenth-century Britain -- From Pitt to Palmerston -- From the Second Reform Act to the Boer War -- Twentieth-century Britain -- From the Boer War to the first Labour government -- From Baldwin to Attlee -- From the accession of Queen Elizabeth to the entry into the European Economic Community.
Summary: A concise, illustrated history of Great Britain over the past three centuries, from its formation as a sovereign state to its partial loss of sovereignty in the accession to the European Community. Professor Speck emphasises political and social trends. In particular he argues that conservative politics prevailed largely in a deeply conservative society
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Eighteenth-century Britain --
From the Anglo-Scottish union to the union with Ireland --
Nineteenth-century Britain --
From Pitt to Palmerston --
From the Second Reform Act to the Boer War --
Twentieth-century Britain --
From the Boer War to the first Labour government --
From Baldwin to Attlee --
From the accession of Queen Elizabeth to the entry into the European Economic Community.

A concise, illustrated history of Great Britain over the past three centuries, from its formation as a sovereign state to its partial loss of sovereignty in the accession to the European Community. Professor Speck emphasises political and social trends. In particular he argues that conservative politics prevailed largely in a deeply conservative society

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