Empire, State, and Society: Britain since 1830 by Jamie L. Bronstein

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By Jamie L. Bronstein

Empire, kingdom, and Society assesses the exterior and inner forces in the back of Britain's transformation from international superpower to its present place within the twenty-first century. The authors supply an obtainable and balanced advent, that's thoughtfully geared up for ease of use for either scholars and teachers.

  • Offers a vital comparative size which units the event of england along that of twenty-first-century superpower, the USA of America
  • Draws on fresh scholarship to supply a hugely present perspective
  • Organised to permit professors to assign readings with roughly intensity as pupil talents and path lengths allow
  • Written in a method that's utterly obtainable and interesting for undergraduates in either the united states and the UK

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P1: TIX/XYZ JWST116-c02 P2: ABC JWST116-Bronstein November 24, 2011 7:3 Printer Name: Yet to Come Universal Suffrage and No Surrender 31 The English political system was in flux between 1830 and 1867 – and the nature of the organization of Parliament, and who should qualify for the vote, were at the center of the change. A combination of popular pressure and shifting political alignments facilitated the passage of the 1832 Reform Bill, which expanded the electorate and enfranchised many members of Britain’s growing middle classes.

Queen Victoria was completely smitten, and the young couple gave birth to their first daughter nine months after the wedding. The second child – a son and heir – followed a year later, as did another seven children, at fairly regular intervals, over the course of the marriage. Victoria’s near constant state of pregnancy from 1840 to 1857, her intermittent postpartum depression, and her personal belief that women lacked leadership skills circumscribed her political role, giving Albert the opportunity to enlarge his as Prince Consort.

The law served thus as a means of social cohesion both for the terror of the gallows as a deterrent and for the widespread participation that allowed a broad spectrum of British society to play a role in interpreting its meaning. Identities and Beliefs In the midst of dramatic economic change, after a quarter-century of bloody and costly war, was there a common experience of what it meant to be “British”? We have no surveys of British identity to guide us, nor mass media on which to base generalizations.

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