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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... Jacobite Movement Daniel Szechi 8 Popular Politics and Radical Ideas H. T. Dickinson 9 The Crisis of the 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 ...
... Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688–1788 and George Lockhart ofCarnwath, 1689–1727: A Study in Jacobitism. Richard G. Wilson gained his doctorate at Leeds University and is now Professor of Economic and Social History at the University ...
... Jacobite and American rebels, by French revolutionaries, and by domestic radicals. In economic and social spheres the essays here acknowledge that Britain was primarily a rural country and an agrarian economy, and a hierarchical and ...
... Jacobites adhered to this doctrine well into the eighteenth century. The divine right theory had maintained that legitimate authority came only from God and that God favoured absolute monarchy. Kings ruled by the direct command of God ...
... Jacobite rebellions, both ensured that this view of the constitution would last throughout the eighteenth century. The ruling elite had no desire to see the people appeal to the contract theory or to the right of resistance in order to ...
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