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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... British History. Each volume comprises up to forty concise essays written by individual scholars within their area of specialization. The aim of each contribution is to synthesize the current state of scholarship from a variety of ...
... British Attitudes to the Wars against Revolutionary France, 1792–1802. Paddy McNally was educated at Queen's University, Belfast and is currently Senior Lecturer in History at University College, Worcester. His publications include ...
... British ministers drifted into a political crisis with British subjects on the mainland of North America and failed to avoid a disastrous war which resulted in Britain losing these valuable American colonies. This apparent calamity did ...
... British. Map 10 Expansion of British power in India (adapted from P. J. Marshall, ed., The Oxford History ofthe British Empire, vol. 2: The Eighteenth Century, Oxford, 1998, p. 509). The Ideological Debate on the Constitution Mixed ...
... British constitution is not simply that it predates any of these modern constitutions, but that it is unwritten. Although some fundamental features of the British constitution were written down in legislative documents – for example ...
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