Sources and Debates in Modern British History: 1714 to the Present

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Designed to complement the author's A History of Modern Britain, this collection of primary sources illuminates and augments the study of modern Britain with coverage of political, imperial, and economic history as well as class and cultural issues

  • Features a broad range of documents, in a well-structured and easy-to-use format, including important, well-known documents and lesser-known excerpts from memoirs and private correspondence
  • Provides up-to-date, balanced coverage of political, imperial, social, economic, and cultural history with over 180 documents
  • Offers a thorough rendering of social class and national identity, including coverage of changes in British society over the last 20 years
  • Includes discussion questions for each document, as well as lists of historical debates and extensive bibliographies of both on-line and traditional sources for students' further research

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Sources and Debates in Modern British History is a sourcebook designed for undergraduate students taking survey courses in the modern period. The collection illuminates and extends the reader’s understanding of the themes at the heart of Britain’s transformation over the course of the last three centuries.

The book is arranged in three chronological parts and includes over 180 sources. Each document is introduced with a brief contextual headnote and a list of discussion questions. A selection of “counterfactual” questions is also provided, as well as an extensive bibliography. Each chapter identifies and provides background information about important historical debates, which introduce students to historiography and illustrate how historians actually work.

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Ellis Wasson earned his PhD in British history at Cambridge and teaches at Tower Hill School in Wilmington and the University of Delaware. He is the author of Whig Renaissance: Lord Althorp and the Whig Party 1782–1845 (1987), Born to Rule: British Political Elites (2000), and Aristocracy and the Modern World (2006), and has published numerous articles on the history of British politics and European landed society.

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