This authoritative Companion
introduces readers to the developments that lead to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe.
- Covers political, social, cultural, economic and religious history. Written by an international team of experts.
- Examines Britain's position from the perspective of other European nations.
Keywords: HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century HIS037060