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Eric J Evans

: The Contentious Tithe (1976)
by Eric J Evans ~ Hardback

First published in 1976, this book studies the impact of a uniquely unpopular tax on English rural communities. It examines the tithe system during a period when it was subject to mounting attack from political economists, agricultural improvers and radicals alike. Professor Evans has made extensive...

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Sir Robert Peel
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

Sir Robert Peel provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and career of one of the most political leaders of the nineteenth century. Perhaps best known for seeing through the Repeal of the Corn Laws, Peel had an enormous impact on political life of his age and beyond. Eric J. Evans...

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Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which ...

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William Pitt the Younger
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

William Pitt the Younger is usually characterized as a reforming peace-time prime minister after the American War of Independence, or an inexpert leader of the nation during the first phase of the wars between Britain and France. This volume by Eric J. Evans includes a complete historical background...

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Thatcher and Thatcherism
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

This revised, expanded and updated fourth edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of `Thatcherism' both as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. New to this edition is an extended exploration of Thatc...

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Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918
by Eric J Evans ~ Hardback

Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which ...

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Social Policy 1830-1914
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

First published in 1978, this book gathers an extensive range of documents which illuminate the complex and important process by which the State in Britain has taken on increased responsibility for the health and welfare of its citizens. It uses extracts from a variety of sources, including reports,...

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The Forging of the Modern State
by Eric J Evans ~ Paperback / softback

In what has established itself as a classic study of Britain from the late eighteenth century to the mid-Victorian period, Eric J. Evans explains how the country became the world's first industrial nation. His book also explains how, and why, Britain was able to lay the foundations for what became t...

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The Great Reform Act of 1832
by Eric J Evans ~ Hardback

The 1832 Reform Act was a watershed in the history of modern Britain, profoundly affecting the composition of parliament and the course of all subsequent legislation. This new edition of The Great Reform Act of 1832 extends and updates Eric J. Evans's classic account of the crucial political and e...

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