A History of Modern Britain: 1714 to the Present
presents a lively introduction to the history of the modern British Isles from the Hanoverian succession to the present day.
- Develops themes of tradition and change, the role of the four nations of the British Isles, and Britain in a world context
- Complements the narrative withdescriptions of fascinating personalities from Britain's past,from the arsonist James Aitken andthe female adventurer Jane Digby, to the celebrity footballer George Best
- Includes features to help orientate the reader: illustrations, maps, royal family genealogies, chronology, and glossary; online supplements include preliminary chapter from 1688
An accompanying website containing additional support and materials for lecturers and students is available at www.wiley.com/go/wasson