A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain
H. T. Dickinson
John Wiley & Sons, 2008 M04 15 - 592 pages
This authoritative Companion introduces readers to the developments that lead to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe.
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... Britain and the Wider World 33 Britain's Emergence as a European Power, 1688–1815 H. M. Scott 34 Britain and the Atlantic World W. A. Speck 35 Britain and India Bruce P. Lenman 36 The British Army Stanley D. M. Carpenter 37 The Royal ...
... Britain's Colonial Wars 1688–1783. Emma Vincent Macleod was educated at Edinburgh University and is now a Lecturer in History at the University of Stirling. She is the author of A War of Ideas: British Attitudes to the Wars against ...
... Britain and the significant spiritual, moral and political role of the Church of England in particular. They appreciate that Britain was not so secularized as historians once claimed and that the Church of England was not so politicized ...
... Britain could reasonably claim to be the most liberal country in Europe, and certainly many Britons were enormously proud of their 'liberties', and yet Britain also came to dominate the Atlantic slave trade and to govern large numbers ...
Part II The Economy and Society
Part III Religion
Part IV Culture
Part V Union and Disunion in the British Isles
Part VI Britain and the Wider World