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Routledge Dictionary of Modern British Historyby John Plowright
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"The Routledge Dictionary of Modern British History" is an essential guide to the last two centuries of British history, which have witnessed democratization, international decline, devolution, the rise of the welfare state, and New Labour challenging the Conservatives as the natural party of government. This book includes:
* every Prime Minister from Pitt the Younger to Tony Blair
* protest movements from Chartism to CND
* military conflict from the French Revolutionary Wars to Iraq
* and milestones from the Act of Union to the Northern Ireland peace process
From the Romantic age to the twenty-first century, The Routledge Dictionary of Modern British History is an essential guide to 250 years of history that have seen ?this sceptr?d isle? rise, fall and rise again as a major world power.
A colourful, highly readable text, The Routledge Dictionary of Modern British History covers:
An important and user-friendly resource, this comprehensive reference is ideal for A-Level students and first year undergraduates, as well as anyone interested in the history of the United Kingdom.
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