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The Longman companion to Britain in the nineteenth century, 1815-1914

The Longman companion to Britain in the nineteenth century, 1815-1914

Cook, Chris, 1945-

This volume covers the political, diplomatic and imperial events of the 19th century, and also the broader fields of social and economic history

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Longman, 1999
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9919473995 General Non-Fiction 942.081 Adult Non-Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Chris Cook
ISBN: 0582279909, 0582279917, 9780582279902, 9780582279919
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: vi, 359p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Series: Longman companions to history
Subject: Great Britain History 19th century.
Alternative Title: Companion to Britain in the nineteenth century, 1815-1914


This new reference book provides students, teachers and academics alike with a wealth of chronological, statistical and tabular information on nineteenth-century Britain. The book is remarkably comprehensive in its coverage, taking in political, social, economic, diplomatic and imperial history. Detailed information is provided on parliamentary reform, elections and the rise of political parties as well as a whole range of diverse topics including social reform, women and society, law and order, education, leisure, industrialisation, banking, and the armed forces.