`Review from previous edition a very important contribution to the series' Roger Hainsworth, The Adelaide Review
`Dr Hoppit explores fears and traumas incisively and expertly and makes it clearer than it perhaps has ever been made before why the positive developments prevailed and the worse fears ebbed away' Roger Hainsworth, The Adelaide Review
`All students of this significant period will be in his debt for decades to come. Had it been put in my hands when I was studying this period as an undergraduate I would have gnawed on it like a famished wolf.' Roger Hainsworth, The Adelaide Review
astute and intelligent.
`his exemplary book.' Penelope J. Corfield, TLS
About the Author
Julian Hoppit is a Professor of British History, University College London.