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British History: 1870-1918 The Emergence of a Nation

This book is written by Oxford University’s

Dr Robert Johnson.

Dr Johnson a well established academic and is the Director of the Oxford Changing Character of War Centre, Senior Research Fellow of Pembroke College, and Associate of the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.  In 2017 he was awarded the Trench Gascoigne Prize from the Royal United Services Institute for his paper, ‘Making Strategy: The Changing Character of War in the Twenty First Century’.

(Dr Johnson is also the author of Warfare: How War Became Global.)

British History coverThis is the original book cover and is a fascinating read.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 154 pages
  • Publisher: Studymates
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-1842850268
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 17.1 x 24.1 cm

This title is designed to clarify the key issues in British history between 1870 and 1918. This was a time of major change – economical, political and social. This book explores the key issues, the areas of historical controversy and covers the content in short, clear sections. It aims to help you to progress by means of study tips and helpful advice.

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The book covers:

  • The British state, economy and society 1870;
  • Ireland 1868-1905;
  • The reforming ministries of Gladstone and Disraeli 1868-1880;
  • The decline of old certainties 1880-1898;
  • Foreign and imperial policies; new Liberalism 1895-1914;
  • The crisis of Liberalism; Labour politics 1893-1914;
  • Foreign policy and international crises 1902-1914;
  • The Great War 1914-18.

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