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Expansion, Trade and Industry By Robert Unwin

Expansion, Trade and Industry

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Providing comprehensive coverage of the key dates, events and issues which shaped modern British society, this book focuses on the impact of industrialization on Britain in the context of worldwide expansion. The text is supported by time-charts and a range of visual, graphic and written sources.

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Expansion, Trade and Industry: Britain, 1750-1900 by Robert Unwin

Providing comprehensive coverage of the key dates, events and issues which shaped modern British society, this book focuses on the impact of industrialization on Britain in the context of worldwide expansion. The text is supported by time-charts and a range of visual, graphic and written primary and secondary sources, interpreted through a structured, graded-question approach in line with the Attainment Targets for Key Stage 3 of the National Curriculum. The format aims to encourage a ready grasp of concepts and the use of historical terms and skills appropriate for an understanding of this formative period.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The growth of Britain's trade: the expansion of trade; the slave trade; India and the Far East; free trade and protection. Part 2 The expansion of the British Empire: colonial wars; the 19th-century British Empire; Britain's sea power. Part 3 Changes in industry: the Industrial Revolution; old industries; old and new forms of energy; new industries. Part 4 Changes in agriculture: improvements in farming; enclosure; effects of farming changes; from "golden age" to "depression". Part 5 Changes in transport: roads; canals; railways; shipping and shipbuilding. Part 6 The impact of economic change: working conditions; trade unions; living conditions. Part 7 The political development of Britain: towards a United Kingdom; the reform of Parliament; popular protest movements; extension of the right to vote; political parties and key issues; votes for women. Part 8 The culture of industrial Britain; the spread of education; the arts and architecture; leisure and entertainment; an age of progress.

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GOR005871056
Expansion, Trade and Industry: Britain, 1750-1900 by Robert Unwin
Robert Unwin
History Matters
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1993-10-01
1
0748712364
9780748712366
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