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24. ‘Your English Summer's Done’

24. ‘Your English Summer's Done’  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0024
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chapter
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9780192853981
‘Your English Summer's Done’ describes the lead-up to the First World War. Britain's entente policy committed it to the French and Russian side of the European equation. Britain could bring ... More
1. The red on the map

1. The red on the map  

Ashley Jackson

in The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778193
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199605415.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199605415
Why did Britain control the world's greatest empire? ‘The Red on the Map’ seeks to answer this question and the related question: what was the British Empire? The British Empire comprised ... More
21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State

21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0021
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853981
‘The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State’ looks at the reconsideration of Britain's purpose and place in the world that came in the aftermath of the Boer War. Britain concluded ... More
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.001.0001
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book
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9780192853981
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction is an account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. Britain in 1789 ... More
11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant

11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0011
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chapter
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9780192853981
‘Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant’ looks at the attitudes and the make-up of British society from the 1850s to the 1870s. Free Trade became the consensus view of all the political ... More
6. Rebellion and Reform

6. Rebellion and Reform  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0006
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9780192853998
‘Rebellion and Reform’ deals with the limited progress of reform in the context of imperial challenges. A growing awareness of Britain's role overseas brought a fascination with the new ... More
9. To the present

9. To the present  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0009
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ISBN: 
9780195389142
History doesn't end, it just continues. Each era seems to be the one of the most significant change. The end of the 1960s led to an era of disorientation in the United States. ‘To the ... More

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