The Routledge Companion to Britain in the Nineteenth Century, 1815–1914 is an accessible and indispensable compendium of essential information on the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Using chronologies, maps, glossaries, an extensive bibliography, a wealth of statistical information and nearly two hundred biographies of key figures, this clear and concise book provides a comprehensive guide to modern British history from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the outbreak of the First World War.
As well as the key areas of political, economic and social development of the era, this book also covers the increasingly emergent themes of sexuality, leisure, gender and the environment, exploring in detail the following aspects of the nineteenth century:
This book is an ideal reference resource for students and teachers alike.
Part 1: Political History Part 2: Social and Religious History Part 3: Economic History Part 4: Foreign Affairs, Defence and the Empire Part 5: Biographies Part 6: Glossary of Terms Part 7: Topic Bibliography
Routledge Companions to History offer perfect reference guides to key historical events and eras, providing everything that the student or general reader needs to know.
These comprehensive guides include essential apparatus for navigating through specific topics in a clear and straightforward manner – including introductory articles, biographies and chronologies – to provide accessible and indispensable surveys crammed with vital information valuable for beginner and expert alike.