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Author Evans, Eric J., 1945-

Title Britain before the Reform Act : politics and society, 1815-1832 / Eric J. Evans.

Published Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  941.07 EVAN    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xlvi, 154 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.
Series Seminar studies in history.
Seminar studies in history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [143]-148) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Analysis -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Britain in Crisis? 1815-20 -- 3. The Achievement of Stability? 1821-7 -- 4. Britain's Influence Abroad -- 5. Stability Shattered 1827-32 -- 6. Conclusion -- Pt. 2. Documents -- 1. Lord Liverpool Defends the Corn law, 1815 -- 2. A Petition against the Income Tax, 1816 -- 3. George IV Considers Dismissing Lord Liverpool, 1820 -- 4. Sir John Sinclair Defends the Agricultural Interest, 1822 -- 5. A Statement from Buckinghamshire on the Agricultural Depression, 1822 -- 6. The Earl of Thanet's Unsympathetic View of the Agricultural Depression, 1822 -- 7. The Annual Register Celebrates Britain's Commercial Advance, 1824 -- 8. William Huskisson Explains the Value of Tariff Reductions -- 9. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine Attacks Free Trade Ideas, 1830 -- 10. George Canning Expresses his Reservations about the Congress System, 1818 -- 11. The Castlereagh State Paper of May 1820 -- 12. The Annual Register Identifies the Benefits of Close Relations with South America, 1825 -- 13. Canning Briefs the Consul-General of Buenos Aires, 1823 -- 14. Canning's Reasons for Intervention in Portugal, 1826 -- 15. Tory Uncertainties After the Departure of Lord Liverpool, 1827 -- 16. Samuel Bamford on the Influence of William Cobbett in 1816 -- 17. Cobbett's Address to the Journeymen and Labourers, 1816 -- 18. An Attack on Cobbett, 1817 -- 19. Advertising the Spa Fields Meeting of December 1816 -- 20. A Call to Arms in 1816 -- 21. The Report of the Committee of Secrecy, February 1817 -- 22. A Radical Attack on Levels of Taxation, 1819 -- 23. Radical Freethought in the 1820s -- 24. The Repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts Attacked, 1828 -- 25. Sir Robert Peel Concedes Roman Catholic Emancipation, 1829 -- 26-28. Perspectives on the Fight for Norwich during the 1830 General Election -- 29. Wellington Misjudges the Public Mood, 1830 -- 30. A Hostile View of Political Unions, 1831 -- 31. Earl Grey Uses the Middle Classes to Press his Case for Parliamentary Reform, 1831 -- 32-33. Sir Robert Inglis and T.B. Macaulay Debate the Reform Question, 1831 -- 34. An Immediate Response to the Presentation of the Government's Reform Bill, 1831 -- 35. An Appraisal of Macaulay's Debating Style, 1831 -- 36. The Political Influence of the Established Church, 1831 -- 37. An Attack on Established Authority without Contemporary Understanding, 1832 -- 38. The Days of May and the Likely Return of Wellington as Prime Minister, 1832 -- 39. John Wilson Croker Encounters Manchester Working Men, 1832 -- 40. The Duke of Wellington Considers the Likely Consequences of Reform, 1832.
Subject Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837.
ISBN 9780582299085 (paperback)
058229908X (paperback)