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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... Church of England Jeremy Gregory 18 Religious Minorities in England Colin Haydon 19 Methodism and the Evangelical Revival G. M. Ditchfield 20 Religion in Scotland StewartJ. Brown 21 Religion in Ireland Sean J. Connolly Part IV Culture ...
... England, c.1714–80 and (edited with John Walsh and Stephen Taylor) The Church of England, c.1689–c.1833. Eckhart Hellmuth gained his doctorate and his habilitation at the University of Trier. He is currently Professor of Modern History ...
... Church of England. Nicholas Rogers was educated at Oxford and Toronto universities. He is at present a Professor of History at York University ... England 1550–1750 and Instruments of Darkness: Witchcraft in England contributors xiii.
... 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 as once was thought. On the other hand, they also demonstrate that ...
... England (1765–9), William Blackstone insisted that the British legislature was sovereign and absolute and could ... church clergymen claimed that the king's authority was still superior to that of parliament. The government of the ...
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