The Making of Modern English Society from 1850

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Psychology Press, 1982 - History - 205 pages
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In the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century a variety of forces emerged which changed society in many profound and subtle ways. The Making of Modern English Society from 1850 uses the findings of recent historical and sociological research contemporary literature, and a wide range of historical sources to form a clear picture of the main patterns of the social changes which took place in this turbulent period.

Jane Roebuck shows how in these hundred years the whole fabric of society altered more rapidly and radically than in ant preceding century. She gives and account of the dramatic change which occurred in all spheres of national liked. She demonstrates how the drift towards socialism, which began in the nineteenth century, gathered momentum in the twentieth and how massive social chance was on produce of the two world wars. In the field of economics, the author considers the development of the maturing but still primitive industrial economy of the mid-nineteenth century into a modern economy based on mass production and mass consumption. She also describes the change in emphasis from desire for world power to concern for domestic prosperity and welfare services.

  

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Contents

the Changing Shape of Society
1
The Structure of MidNineteenthCentury Society
15
The British Beehive by George Cruikshank 1867
16
A factory worker acknowledging the factory owner
22
A combined thrashing and stacking machine 1861
28
Society in Flux
38
A Mission to Mayfair an 1896 cartoon on high society
42
Cup final scenes outside St Pauls Cathedral London
52
Recruits taking the oath at the White City Army
96
The Interwar Years and Social Readjustments
106
A hunger march of the unemployed from Glasgow
114
Chapter? War and Welfare State
140
Sheltering from an air raid in the tunnel from Central
142
Old and new housing in South wark London 1959
150
The Structure of MidTwentiethCentury Society
163
Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend traffic on the Rochester
164

The Edwardian Years
68
Backtoback slum housing in Staithes Yorkshire
70
Hatbox making 1900 Mary Evans Picture Library
75
Mary Evans Picture Library
84
Chapters The War Machine
88
An aerial view of Leeds city centre 1981 Yorkshire Post
180
Figures
186
Bibliography
195
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