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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... French Revolution Emma Vincent Macleod xi xv xix 19 30 40 55 69 81 97 112 Part II The Economy and Society 10 Manufacturing and Commerce A COMPANION TO EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN: Contents.
... French revolutionaries, and by domestic radicals. In economic and social spheres the essays here acknowledge that ... revolution' and the 'agricultural revolution', because technological change and economic growth and output were simply ...
... French Revolution of 1789. Britain's free press and capacity for open political debate were much admired by ... France. Satiric verse, comedy dramas, and especially the periodic essay and the novel had a profound impact both throughout ...
... French absolutism. In periods of crisis the clergy regularly played an important role in promoting Fast Days and in ... Revolution Principles: The Politics ofParty 1689–1720 (Cambridge, 1977). Namier, Lewis and Brooke, John (eds): The ...
... France, 1715–1810', Journal of European Economic History, 5 (1976), pp. 601–50. O'Brien, Patrick: 'Public finance in the wars with France 1793–1815', in H. T. Dickinson (ed.), Britain and the French Revolution 1789–1815 (London, 1989) ...
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