Watson, J. Steven.


Part of the series The Oxford History of England, edited by Sir George Clark. this thorough history in 637 is an excellent resource for your studies. There are 21 sections based on topics such as the economy, social and political structure, the American revolt and war, reform movements, political transitions, continuous war's effect on the nation, and the final victory over Napoleon. Topics within these sections are listed in the table of contents and are titled on each page for easy reference. There is a reference list of holders of offices and cabinets, there are maps, an extensive bibliography, and index. In his survey of culture, he groups Austen and Byron together as outliers among authors. A few tears to jacket. Oxford University Press, London. 1960. Hb, Dj. USED. $8.00