1st Edition

Britain, 1846-1919

By Jocelyn Hunt Copyright 2003

    Britain, 1846 - 1919 is an exciting new approach to teaching and learning late nineteenth and early twentieth century British History at A Level, up to and including the First World War. It meets the needs of teachers and students studying for today's new AS level exams.

    In a unique style, Britain, 1846-1919 focuses on the key topics within the period. Each topic is comprehensively explored to provide background, essay-writing advice and examples, source work and historical skills exercises.

    From 1846 to 1919, the key topics featured include:

    * the Age of the Railways
    * Public Health and Social Policy
    * Gladstone and Disraeli at home and abroad
    * the Irish Question
    * the Liberal and Coalition Ministries in the early twentieth century.

    Using essay styles and source exercises from each of the exam boards, AQA, Edexcel and OCR, this book is an essential text for students and teachers.

    Series Introduction 1 An Introduction to the Period 2 At Home and Abroad, 1846–68 3 The Age of the Railways: Transport and the Economy, 1846–1918 4 Public Health and Social Policy, 1846–1919 5 Gladstone and Disraeli at Home and Abroad, 1868–94 6 The Irish Question, 1845–1921 7 The Conservative Ascendancy? Britain, 1895–1906 8 The Liberal and Coalition Ministries, 1906–19 9 Conclusions and Next Steps, Biographies of Important Personalities


    Jocelyn Hunt is Head of Education at the Cabinet War Rooms. Her books include The French Revolution (1998) and Spain, 1474–1598 (2000). She is series editor for Routledge’s Questions and Analysis in History series.