Britain, 1846-1964: The Challenge of Change

Sampul Depan
Oxford University Press, 2001 - 288 halaman
Specially written for the new AS and A2 examinations, this book combines extended period cover with detailed focus on topics selected by awarding bodies. The key political issues of the period are dealt with, beginning in 1846, when Britain was the industrial superpower of the world and ending in 1964 when her international role was substantially diminished. Lively, concise narrative provides students with the essential knowledge they need, with key questions and summaries in each chapter to help students focus on the important issues 'Spotlights' provide detailed study of primary and secondary sources and help develop students' powers of analysis and argument 'Document Exercises' give plenty of opportunities for assessment and exam practice 'Interpretations' sections provide an introduction to recent scholarship and historical debate and encourage students to evaluate interpretations for themselves For ease of use, a contents map indicates coverage of the major awarding body specifications and highlights opportunities for Key Skills and ICT activities

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Contents
1848
and Lord Palmerston
1852
Parties in change 18461865 and Lord Palmerston 10
1859
Britain and Ireland 18681921 AS Britain 18951918
1895
Britain and Ireland 18681921 A cursed relationship? 44
1896
The Conservative Ascendancy 18851905 The Hotel Cecil 64
1906
The British Empire 18701914 The greatest empire in the history of the world? 80
1928
Foreign Policy 18901914
1934
Liberal Party 19061935
177
The decline of the Liberal Party 19061935 Hit by a Bus
178
Conservative Labour National Rule by pygmies?
188
Economic and social issues 19181939 Hungry years for some but by no means for all
208
British foreign policy 19191939 The failure of collective security and appeasement
226
The Second World War A good war?
250
Labour in power 194551 A2 Britain 191851
256
Labour in power 194551 Building the New Jerusalem
258

Foreign Policy 18901914 Eat or be eaten 92
1946
Votes for Women 18671928
120
The last Liberal government 19051915 I smell the blood of a plutocrat
140
The First World War and its effects Catastrophe
160
The decline of
171
Britain 19511964 Life is better with the Conservatives?
268
British imperial and foreign policy 19451964
276
Index 286
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