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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... Scotland and The National Churches of England, Ireland and Scotland, 1801–1846. Bob Bushaway gained his first degree and his doctorate from the University of Southampton. He is currently Director of Research Support and Business ...
... Scotland's Past and British Identities before Nationalism. Stephen M. Lee is a graduate of Edinburgh University and gained his doctorate at Manchester University. He now teaches at Torquay Boys' Grammar School. He has published articles ...
... Scotland, 1707–1832 (adapted from W. A. Speck, The Birth ofBritain, Oxford, 1994). Map 3 Ireland in the eighteenth century (adapted from Geoffrey. Note: Counties with the same number took turns electing an MP before 1832 Kilmarnock ...
... Scotland in 1707 brought a largely Presbyterian country into the state and recognized the existence of a different state church in the northern kingdom, the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. It was therefore legally possible for many ...
... Scotland and Ireland. Thus, in England, for example, at the level of counties and towns a whole array of people and institutions existed to supervise public relief, guarantee security and administer justice. The most prestigious office ...
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