British Universities Film & Video Council

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Britain 1750-1900, 1

Synopsis
Primary source material and interactive investigations covering the history of the United Kingdom from 1750 to 1900. Investigation topics are: 1) how did the British Empire treat its people? (slavery and British rise in India); 2) how did industrialisation affect people? 19th-century factory reformers, public health crisis in the 19th century, treatment of the poor; 3) how effective were political protestors in the 19th century? (radical thinkers and movements including Chartism and democracy in Victorian Britain).
Series
Sources in History, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM. PC Windows version only.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £99.99 (+VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying teacher’s handbook and activity sheets.
Uses
Ages 11 and up.
Subjects
History
Keywords
British Empire; history of technology; history of the 18th century; history of the 19th century; industrialisation; political movements; slavery; social history; United Kingdom

Credits

Writer
Ben Walsh; Grahame Sherfield; Michael Riley; Terry Haydn
Contributor
Eric Evans

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

British Library Education Service

Email
turpin@rsc.org
Web
http://www.education.bl.uk/schools/publications.html External site opens in new window
Phone
01462 672555
Fax
01462 480947
Address
c/o Turpin Distribution Services Ltd
Blackhorse Road
Letchworth
Herts
SG6 1HN
Notes
Contact: Kate Barnes

Distributor

Name

Turpin Distribution Services Ltd

Phone
01462 672555
Fax
01642 480947
Address
Blackhorse Road
Letchworth
Herts
SG6 1HN

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