Tag Archives: British History

British Imperialism and Gender Issues

Here’s my final sprint into the history of modern Britain. Bibliography: E. J Hobsbawm, The Age of Empire, 1875-1914, 1st ed. (New York: Pantheon Books, 1987). Seth Koven, Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004). Peter Mandler, ed., Liberty and Authority in Victorian Britain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, […]

British History and the Industrial Revolution

In preparation for my Oral Exam on October 28, 2010, I have written down some questions and possible replies about the Industrial Revolution in modern British History. Bibliography Some of the important works I’ll draw from are: Berlanstein, Lenard R, ed. The Industrial Revolution and Work in Nineteenth-Century Europe. London, [England]: Routledge, 1992. Hobsbawm, E. […]