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The Resource Heyday : Britain and the birth of the modern world, Ben Wilson

Heyday : Britain and the birth of the modern world, Ben Wilson

Label
Heyday : Britain and the birth of the modern world
Title
Heyday
Title remainder
Britain and the birth of the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Ben Wilson
Title variation
Hey day
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
HEYDAY brings to life one of the most extraordinary periods in modern history. From 1851, in the space of little more than a decade, the world was reshaped by technology, trade, mass migration and war. As instantaneous electric communication bridged the vast gulfs that separated human societies, millions of settlers travelled to the far corners of the Earth, building vast cities out of nothing in lightning-quick time. A new generation of fast steamships and railways connected these burgeoning frontier societies, shrinking the world and creating an interlinked global economy
Summary
A global history of the 1850s, the turbulent decade that marked the peak of the Victorian era, the birth of modernity, and the beginning of the first global age
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10492422
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Ben
Dewey number
941.08
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA550
LC item number
.W55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eighteen fifties
  • History, Modern
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the 1850s and the dawn of the global age
Label
Heyday : Britain and the birth of the modern world, Ben Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 422-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Contents note: pt. I BOOM: THE AGE OF GOLD -- 1.1851: Annus Mirabilis -- 2.The Hairystocracy -- 3.Bonanza -- 4.On the Road -- 5.Star of Empire -- 6.The Hashish of the West -- pt. II FAULT LINES: THE AGE OF SILVER -- 7.The Ramparts of Freedom -- 8.El Presidente -- 9.Tsunami -- 10.The Civilising Mission -- 11.Retribution -- pt. III NEWS OF THE WORLD: THE AGE OF BRONZE -- 12.Empire of News -- 13.Master of Time -- 14.Best of Times, Worst of Times -- 15.Blood, Iron, Cotton, Democracy
Control code
000057189691
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 462 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780297864103
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)945893969
Label
Heyday : Britain and the birth of the modern world, Ben Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 422-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Contents note: pt. I BOOM: THE AGE OF GOLD -- 1.1851: Annus Mirabilis -- 2.The Hairystocracy -- 3.Bonanza -- 4.On the Road -- 5.Star of Empire -- 6.The Hashish of the West -- pt. II FAULT LINES: THE AGE OF SILVER -- 7.The Ramparts of Freedom -- 8.El Presidente -- 9.Tsunami -- 10.The Civilising Mission -- 11.Retribution -- pt. III NEWS OF THE WORLD: THE AGE OF BRONZE -- 12.Empire of News -- 13.Master of Time -- 14.Best of Times, Worst of Times -- 15.Blood, Iron, Cotton, Democracy
Control code
000057189691
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 462 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780297864103
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)945893969

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