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British politics

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Link Britain and the French Revolution

An article by Dr Mark Philp on the BBC website concerning the reaction to the French Revolution in Britain and how the events in France...

French Revolution, British politics, electoral reform, History view
Document Britons will never be slaves! Britannia and liberty as a construct of British national identity in James Thomson and Thomas Arne’s song Rule Britannia and Thomas Rowlandson’s engraving, The Contrast, 1792, British Liberty, French Liberty, Which is best?

In comparing and contrasting the song, Rule Britannia and the political print, The Contrast, 1792, British Liberty. French Liberty,...

British politics, national identity, 18th century view
Link History and Policy

The project works for better public policy through an understanding of history by connecting historians, policy makers and the media. Provides...

British politics, Policy, Media, Journalism, History view
Link The Dictionary of Victorian London

Contains primary sources covering the social history of Victorian London, including extracts from Victorian newspapers, diaries, journalism,...

Social history, Women, Transport, River Thames, Shops & shopping, Technology, Science, Victorian, London, 19th century, Advertising, Architecture, Charities, Childhood, Clothing & fashions, Communications, Crime, Death & dying, Human diseases, French Education, Entertainment, Finance, Food & drink, Health & hygiene, Houses & housing, Legal system, Lighting, Markets, Police, British politics, Photography, Populations, Prisons, Professions & trades, Religion, History view
Course The Gathering Storm? English Politics and Society 1924-51

This course looks at English social and political history in one of its most challenging...

British politics view
Link The Leveller Petition September 1648

The original petition of the radical Levellers during the English Civil War on 11 September 1648. It illustrates their social and political...

English Civil War, Seventeeth-century, British politics, History view
Document The State of Local Government

A brief overview of Local Government and its Idiosyncrasies

eighteenth century history, Local history, British politics view
Document William Ewart Gladstone in Two Perspectives: John Everett Millais’ Private Portrait and John Tenniel’s Public Political Cartoons, Ian M Williams

Three pieces of work by John Tenniel in the genre of political cartoons, and a John Everett Millais oil-oncanvas portrait commissioned by Christ...

Victorian Culture, cartoons, caricature, Portraiture, Pre-raphaelite, British politics view
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