Access to History: Poverty and Welfare 1815-1950 (Access to History 2nd Revised edition)

Access to History: Poverty and Welfare 1815-1950 (Access to History 2nd Revised edition)

By: Peter Murray (author)Paperback

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Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online ( Poverty and Welfare 1815-1950 This title examines the extent of poverty in England during the nineteenth century and the way in which society responded to this problem - from the replacement of the Old Poor Law with the New Poor Law in 1834 to the growing awareness of poverty in the latter part of the century, culminating in the Liberal reforms in the early twentieth century. A new chapter then goes on to look at how the two World Wars and the depression of the interwar period contributed to the establishment of the Welfare State.

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Peter Murray is an experienced A Level teacher and former Head of Department at a large sixth form college.


1. Introduction: Poverty and the Poor 2. The reform of the Poor Law 3. The New Poor Law in Operation 4. Changing Attitudes to Poverty 1850-1900 5. The Liberal Social Reforms 1906-14 6. War, Depression and the Birth of the Welfare State 1914-48 7. Conclusion: Change and Continuity

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780340889008
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780340889008
  • weight: 376
  • ISBN10: 0340889004
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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