A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain by Chris Williams

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By Chris Williams

A better half to Nineteenth-Century Britain provides 33 essays through specialist students on the entire significant features of the political, social, monetary and cultural heritage of england in the course of the overdue Georgian and Victorian eras.

  • Truly British, instead of English, in scope.
  • Pays recognition to the reports of girls in addition to of guys.
  • Illustrated with maps and charts.
  • Includes courses to additional reading.

Chapter 1 Britain and the area economic climate (pages 17–33): Anthony Howe
Chapter 2 Britain and the eu stability of strength (pages 34–52): John R. Davis
Chapter three Britain and Empire (pages 53–78): Douglas M. Peers
Chapter four The militia (pages 79–92): Edward M. Spiers
Chapter five The Monarchy and the home of Lords: The ‘Dignified’ components of the structure (pages 95–109): William M. Kuhn
Chapter 6 The kingdom (pages 110–124): Philip Harling
Chapter 7 Political management and Political events, 1800–46 (pages 125–139): Michael J. Turner
Chapter eight Political management and Political events, 1846–1900 (pages 140–155): Michael J. Turner
Chapter nine Parliamentary Reform and the voters (pages 156–173): Michael S. Smith
Chapter 10 Politics and Gender (pages 174–188): Sarah Richardson
Chapter eleven Political proposal (pages 189–202): Gregory Claeys
Chapter 12 Agriculture and Rural Society (pages 205–222): Michael Winstanley
Chapter thirteen and shipping (pages 223–237): William J. Ashworth
Chapter 14 Urbanization (pages 238–252): Simon Gunn
Chapter 15 The relatives (pages 253–272): Shani D'Cruze
Chapter sixteen Migration and payment (pages 273–286): Ian Whyte
Chapter 17 lifestyle, caliber of existence (pages 287–304): Jane Humphries
Chapter 18 type and the periods (pages 305–320): Martin Hewitt
Chapter 19 financial suggestion (pages 321–333): Noel Thompson
Chapter 20 faith (pages 337–352): Mark A. Smith
Chapter 21 Literacy, studying and schooling (pages 353–368): Philip Gardner
Chapter 22 the clicking and the published notice (pages 369–380): Aled Jones
Chapter 23 Crime, Policing and Punishment (pages 381–395): Heather Shore
Chapter 24 well known relaxation and activity (pages 396–411): Andy Croll
Chapter 25 future health and medication (pages 412–429): Keir Waddington
Chapter 26 Sexuality (pages 430–442): Lesley A. Hall
Chapter 27 the humanities (pages 443–456): Patricia Pulham
Chapter 28 The Sciences (pages 457–470): Iwan Rhys Morus
Chapter 29 Politics in eire (pages 473–488): Christine Kinealy
Chapter 30 financial system and Society in eire (pages 489–503): Christine Kinealy
Chapter 31 Scotland (pages 504–520): E. W. McFarland
Chapter 32 Wales (pages 521–533): Matthew Cragoe
Chapter 33 British Identities (pages 534–552): Chris Williams

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H. Imlah, Economic Elements in the Pax Britannica: Studies in British Foreign Trade in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, MA, 1958). M. Edelstein, ‘Imperialism: cost and benefit’, in R. C. Floud and D. McCloskey, eds, The Economic History of Britain since 1700, vol. 2, 1860–1939 (Cambridge, 1994), p. 203. britain and the world economy 33 FURTHER READING Britain’s position in the nineteenth-century world economy is central to A. G. Kenwood and A. L. Lougheed, The Growth of the International Economy, 1820–2000 (1999), to K.

B. Saul, The Myth of the Great Depression, 1873–1896 (Basingstoke, 1985), p. 55. R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein and J. C. Odling-Smee, British Economic Growth, 1856–1914 (Oxford, 1982), p. 5. P. J. Cain and A. G. Hopkins, British Imperialism: Innovation and Expansion, 1688–1914 (Harlow, 1993), p. 165. Harley, ‘Foreign trade’, p. 328. Mathias, First Industrial Nation, p. 467. , ‘Foreign investment and accumulation, 1860–1914’, in R. C. Floud and D. McCloskey, eds, The Economic History of Britain Since 1700, vol.

Growth was not continuous but normally came in ‘short bursts’, with peaks in the early 1870s and late 1880s. 2 shows, export of capital to the British empire, particularly India and the settlement empire, was the most marked characteristic of the movement of capital in this period (as it was to be between 1900 and 1913). Europe itself greatly diminished its share of the market, while the USA and particularly Argentina remained important. The huge bulk of this capital represented direct portfolio investment, loans to foreign or colonial governments or (especially) to railway companies, and represented social overhead capital; only 4 per cent of the total is held to have been invested in industrial enterprises which competed with British goods.

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