4 edition of making of modern England found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Gilbert Slater.|
|LC Classifications||HC255 .S53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 308 p.|
|Number of Pages||308|
|LC Control Number||13035657|
The Making of Modern Britain. by Andrew Marr pp, Macmillan, £ Andrew Marr wrote this history of Britain, subtitled "From Queen Victoria to Author: Piers Brendon. In The Making of Modern Britain, Andrew Marr paints a fascinating portrait of life in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century as the country recovered from the grand wreckage of the British Empire. Between the death of Queen Victoria and the end of the Second World War, the nation was shaken by war and peace. The two wars were the worst we had ever known and the episodes of.
The Making of Modern Britain is undoubtedly a brainy book by a compelling talker, and at its best it brings together glimpses of an alternative past that legends would have us overlook. book as part of The Making of the Modern World; Visions from the West and East (). Perhaps partly because the book contained a great deal else, a chapter on Maine, another on Durkheim, and seven chapters on the Japanese philosophical reformer Yukichi Fukuzawa, it was not only expensive, but the Maitland sections were somewhat by: 2.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Slater, Gilbert, Making of modern England. Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Co. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Slater, Gilbert, Making of modern England.
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Each book covers political, economic and social history written in Marr's unique style; you can almost hear Marr's voice reading the history to you as you peruse the paragraphs and prose Cited by: Carolyn Steedman is the author of An Everyday Life of the English Working Class (). She is a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Warwick.
Her recent publications include Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age () and Labours Lost: Domestic Service and the Making of Modern England ()/5. The making of modern England, by Asa Briggs; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Histoire, History; Places: Great Britain, Grande-Bretagne; Times: 19e siècle, (George III), 19th century, George III, This book argues that sovereignty is the first-order question of political order, and that seventeenth-century England provides an important case study in the roots of its modern iterations.
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