The Age of Urban Democracy

England 1868 - 1914, 2nd Edition

By Donald Read

© 1994 – Routledge

544 pages

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Paperback: 9780582089211
pub: 1994-01-17
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About the Book

This ambitious survey covers all aspects of the period in which English society acquired its modern shape -- industrial rather than agricultural, urban rather than rural, democratic in its institutions, and middle class rather than aristocratic in the control of political power. For this revised edition the footnotes and bibliography have been fully updated, and the entire text has been reset in a larger and more attractive format. An ideal introduction to the subject, it masters a huge amount of material through its clear structure, sensible judgements and approachable style.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Acknowledgements. Preface. Part One: The Victorian turning point, 1868-1880. Part Two: Fin de Siele, 1880-1900. Part Three: Edwardian England, 1901-1914. Further reading. Index.

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A History of England

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HIS037060
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century