1. Britain in 1750 and 1900 2. The Agricultural Revolution 3. The Coming of Machines 4. The Powerhouse of Industry: Coal and Iron 5. Transport 6. Britain's Colonies and Overseas Trade 7. Wars With France 8. The British Empire in India 9. The Slave Trade 10. Reform and Protest 11. Women in the 19th Century 12. Exploration 13. Developments in Medicine 14. Changes in Warfare 15. The Titanic - The End of the 19th Century?
An exciting Key Stage 3 resource for teaching and learning about the issues and events that characterize the birth and development of industrial Britain. The country's relations with Europe and its growing Empire. It provides opportunities to examine the big picture as well as to investigate particular topics.
Neil DeMarco is Head of History at Chesham High School, Buckinghamshire, and is a well-known author of History textbooks.
A good balance of well-sized text, picture sources and structured tasks...The overall effect is pleasantly uncluttered...The differentiated textbooks are a huge selling point for those teaching a broad-ability range. The support materials are creative and varied and will easily maintain interest. -- Times Educational Supplement 20030321 Like its partner titles on the medieval period, the two versions of New Worlds for Old meet the needs of the average and below average pupil by a clever combination of choice of subject matter and understanding of learning styles...One of the strengths of this title is the focus on individuals who made or at least reflected the history...Why was it not available 10 years ago? -- Times Educational Supplement 20000701 This series has now become the mainstay of the department. Teachers feel very positive about using the series as a teaching resource. -- Mr Dashley, Earlham County High School 20030901