3 edition of British population in the twentieth century found in the catalog.
British population in the twentieth century
N. L. Tranter
Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-169) and index.
|Series||Social history in perspective|
|LC Classifications||HB3583 .T67 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 172 p. :|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||95036424|
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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: N. Tranter. Get this from a library. British population in the twentieth century. [N L Tranter] -- Even as late as the end of the nineteenth century the demography of Britain still retained many of the features characteristic of earlier times.
Rates of population growth remained relatively high. One of the most striking features of the demography of twentieth century Britain and its constituent countries has been the persistence of rates of population growth far lower than those of the nineteenth century.
By the s even the absolute size of the population had begun to decline. Why has this happened. This book provides a clear interpretation of the causes of demographic change in Britain in the nineteenth century.
It combines an examination of migration, marriage patterns, fertility and mortality with a guide to the sources of population data available to historians and demographers. Illustrated with tables and figures, it is the only available summary of this field. They may be written any year, but must be set in 20th century Britain.
(It's okay if the book includes other setting(s), but Britain should be at least half of the novel.) Let's try to concentrate more on literary fiction and let genre fiction float downward toward the end of the list, if we can.
The Patrick Melrose Novels (Edward St Aubyn, ) The Jewel in the Crown (Paul Scott, ) Excellent Women (Barbara Pym, ) His Dark Materials (Philip Pullman, If you really want to list the best novels of the 20th century, there is no logic in limiting authors to just one book on the list.
But delete the books that were not first published in the 20th century. TWENTIETH CENTURY FACTS 1. Population: Completed family size in the UK has fallen this century from to children. Health: From63% of people died before the age of Now, only 12% die before the age of 3.
Defence: 1, UK citizens have been killed at war this century. 3, people have been killed by the troubles inFile Size: KB. The most popular British writer of the early years of the 20th century was arguably Rudyard Kipling, a highly versatile writer of novels, short stories and poems, and to date the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature ().
Kipling's works include The Jungle Books (–95), The Man Who Would Be King and Kim (), while. A book on British church-building over the past century brings an eccentric cast of ecclesiastical architects to life Catherine Slessor Sat 6 Jul EDT Last modified on Sun 7 Jul 03 Author: Catherine Slessor.
British History Online contains an extensive range of sources for urban history from the early medieval period to the 20th century. There is a particularly rich array of source material for the history of London, which during this period grew from a city of s people into one of the world’s largest metropolises.
It would become one of the most influential books of the 20th century—and one of the most heatedly attacked. had “wanted to call the book Population count by the British. The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries.
At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a century. Professor Adrian Bingham. Book Reviews Editor. Dr Hannah Charnock. About the journal. Twentieth Century British History publishes outstanding work on all aspects of the history of Britain and the British world during the long-twentieth century The Duncan Tanner Essay Prize.
Deadline: 1 November Entries to the Duncan Tanner Essay Prize. Britain in the Twentieth Century offers a broad and up-to-date perspective which is ideal for students of modern British history. Charles More has published a widely read textbook on modern British economic and social history, The Industrial Age: Economy and Society in Britain(, ) and numerous other books and articles Cited by: 5.
"The Troubles" refers to the three-decade conflict between nationalists (mainly self-identified as Irish or Roman Catholic) and unionists (mainly self-identified as British or Protestant).
The word "troubles" has been used as a synonym for violent conflict for centuries. The term was used to describe the Irish revolutionary period in the early twentieth on: Northern Ireland, Violence occasionally. The British Economy in the Twentieth Century combines narrative with a conceptual and analytic approach to review British economic performance during the twentieth century in a controlled comparative framework.
It looks at key themes, including economic growth and welfare, the working of the labour market, and the performance of entrepreneurs Cited by: This book is a contrarian history of 20th century Britain. Its centered around the idea that Labour Britain () represented a unique moment where Britain became a "nation" for the first and only time.
History prior to is seen by the author as inevitably leading to the "paradise" of labour party Britain. History after is Reviews: Books shelved as 20th-century-british: by George Orwell, Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H.
Lawrence, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Mrs. Dalloway b. The 20 th century, however, was when the numbers of people immigrating to the UK really started increasing and regulation and control really began to take a front seat.
Throughout the 18 th and 19 th centuries there was a small, but fairly steady, flow of people arriving in the UK from around Europe. This continued into the early years of the.: Twentieth-Century British Political Facts, (): Butler, D.: BooksCited by: These studies include studies of a range of ancient populations back to prehistoric times ( BC),11,12 samples from 18th century burial site in Spitalfields, London,10,11,12,13 and a Portuguese population from the early 20th century However Clarke and co-workers, who studied a wide range of samples from both ancient and modern Cited by: