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Creator:
Wynn Jones, Michael.
Title:
The cartoon history of Britain / Michael Wynn Jones ; with a foreword by Michael Cummings.
Edition:
First American edition.
Published/Created:
New York : Macmillan Company, 1973.
©1971
Physical Description:
287 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NC1470 .W9 1973 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 5).
Contents:
Chapter I -- The South sea bubble -- Walpole's ministry 1721-42 -- Wood's coinage 1722 -- The excise bill 1733 -- The Gin act 1753 -- The war of Jenkins' ear 1739 -- The Austrian succession -- The fall of Walpole 1742 -- George II -- Chapter II -- The Jacobite rebellion 1745 -- Pelham ministry -- The Peace of Aix-la-Chapele 1748 -- Gin act 1751 -- Jews act 1753 -- The Newcastle ministry 1754 -- Seven years war 1756-63 -- Admiral Byng -- Newcastle-Pitt coalition 1757 -- Lord Bute -- Chapter III -- The war of American independence -- The Gordon riots 1780 -- The Whig coalition 1782 -- Grattan's home rule 1782 -- Shelburne-Pitt ministry 1782 -- Peace of Versailles 1783 -- Fox's India bill 1783 -- Pitt v Fox -- The Prince of Wales and Mrs Fitzherbert -- Impeachment of Warren Hastings 1787 -- The Regency crisis 1788 -- French revolution 1789 -- Tom Paine and the rights of man -- Chapter IV -- Split of the Whigs -- French victories -- Defeat of the Slave bill 1796 -- Battle of the Nile 1798 -- Irish revolt 1798 -- Act of union 1801 -- Fall of Pitt 1801 -- Peace of Amiens 1802 -- Napoleon as emperor -- Ministry of all the talents -- Death of Pitt and Fox 1806 -- No popery election 1807 -- Treaty of Tilsit 1807 -- The Peninsular war -- Retreat from Moscow 1812 -- The regency 1812 -- War with America 1812 -- Fall of Napoleon 1814 -- Congress of Vienna 1814 -- Battle of Waterloo 1815 -- The Corn law 1815 -- Chapter V -- Spa fields riot 1816 -- Seditious meetings bill 1817 -- Peterloo massacre 1819 -- The six acts 1819 -- The Caroline scandal 1820 -- George IV -- Catholic emancipation 1828-29 -- Wellington's ministry 1828-30 -- Williami IV -- Industrial revolution -- First reform bill 1832 -- Whig reforms -- Tolpuddle martyrs 1834 -- Melbourne and Peel -- Accession of Queen Victoria 1837 -- Anti-Corn law league -- Free trade v protection -- O'Connell and repeal of the union -- Repeal of the Corn laws 1846 -- Fall of Peel 1846 -- Famine in Ireland 1845-46 -- Year of revolutions 1848 -- Chapter VI -- The Catholic church 1850 -- Napoleon and Palmerston -- Crimea war 1854-56 -- Balaclava 1854 -- Derby ministries -- Indian mutiny 1857 -- The triumvirate 1859 -- American Civil war 1861 -- The Trent affiar 1861 -- Fenian outrages -- Second reform bill 1867 -- Gladstone and Disraeli -- Education act 1870 and other reforms -- Liberal disunity -- Suez canal share 1875 -- Victoria empress of India 1877 -- The Midlothian campaign 1879 -- Phoenix park murders 1882 -- Third reform bill 1884 -- Gordon in the Sudan -- Home rule election 1886 -- The diamond jubilee 1887 -- Chapter VII -- Irish home rule -- Parnell and The Times 1888 -- Rhodes in South Africa 1890 -- Gladstone's last ministry -- Defeat of the Home Rule Bill 1893 -- Lord Salisbury and Joseph Chamberlain -- The Jameson Raid 1895 -- Fashoda 1897 -- Boer war 1899 -- Anglo-Japanese alliance 1902 -- Imperial preference -- The liberal landslide 1906 -- Growth of the labour party -- Lloyd George's budget 1909 -- European rearmament -- Suffragette riots 1911 -- Triple alliance of unions 1913 -- The first World War 1914-18 -- Chapter VIII -- Treaty of Versailles 1919 -- The Irish problem -- League of nation 1920 -- Occupation of the Ruhr 1921 -- The Zinoviev letter 1924 -- German inflation -- General strike 1926 -- Complete women's suffrage 1929 -- Wall street crash 1929 -- Economic crises -- Jarrow crusade 1936 -- Spanish civil war 1936 -- Munich and appeasement 1938 -- The Second World War 1939-45 -- Yalta and Potsdam 1945 -- Defeat of Churchill 1945 -- Rationing -- Korean war 1950 -- Festival of Britain 1951 -- Fall of the labour government 1951 -- Accession of Queen Elizabeth 1952 -- The H bomb -- Apartheid -- The Suez crisis 1956 -- Invasion of Hungary 1956 -- Harold Macmillan.
Subject Terms:
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- History -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Caricatures and cartoons.
History.
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