We regret that due to the technical limitations of our site, we are unable to offer eBooks or Audio Downloads to customers outside of the UK.

For further details please read our eBooks help.

Penny Loaves and Butter Cheap: Britain in 1846 (Hardback)
  • Penny Loaves and Butter Cheap: Britain in 1846 (Hardback)

Penny Loaves and Butter Cheap: Britain in 1846 (Hardback)

£25.00
Hardback Published: 27/02/2014
  • Not in our warehouse

We can order it and send it to you within 5 days

  • This item has been added to your basket
Check availability At your local shop

Britain in 1846 was a nation in the grip of dramatic change. As the Industrial Revolution reached its height, people were flooding from countryside to city; the railways were spreading; starvation and destitution existed alongside immense wealth and power, generating profound social tensions. And seismic change was afoot in the world of politics. Parliament's repeal of the protectionist Corn Laws eroded the powers of the landowners and ushered in an age of free trade that would form the basis of Britain's future wealth and industiral prosperity. Stephen Bates paints a kaleidoscopic portrait of a pivotal year in British history - and of a society on the cusp of modernity.

Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781781852545

You may also be interested in...

Your review has been submitted successfully.

View your review