Modern Britain: A return to the Victorian Era (Paperback)
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NOTE: Get the *UPDATED* version at Lulu.com. Two Centuries since the Industrial Revolution the British Empire flourished, the country was able to produce commodities past scarcity for first time in history to abundance, this great material development led to greater employment opportunities in the Urban cities causing the population to migrate from the rurals, but in doing so caused another issue, destitution and squalor. Impoverished conditions of the 1800s caused Social Unrest leading Parliament to fulfil most of the concessions demanded by the people, but then the country had other challenges to face in the 20th Century, stability of its Empire among the colonies as well the ever evolving economic changes of the globe, after the Two World Wars the country was weaken, economically and politically, Britain was losing its colonies and was evermore in economic turmoil, after losing in Suez Canal, it also lost it status of being an Empire it once was leading to rely on the United States for support. But how they managed to recover economically mid-20th century is truly fascinating. Find out more in this deep anayltical Book on the social, economical and political developments of Modern Britain.