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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... Walpole and Pitt and Crowds, Culture and Politics in Georgian Britain. John Rule was educated at Cambridge and Warwick universities and is currently a Professor of Modern History at the University of Southampton. His publications ...
... Walpole and Lord North possessed such skills personally. William Pitt the Younger was too cold and aloof to perform such tasks, but the work was done for him by able lieutenants such as Henry Dundas and Henry Addington. Effective ...
... Walpole and the Whig Supremacy (London, 1973). Dickinson, H. T.: 'The eighteenth-century debate on the sovereignty of parliament', Transactions ofthe Royal Historical Society, 5th series, 26 (1976), pp. 198–210. Dickinson, H. T. ...
... Walpole (Princeton, NJ, 1965). Brewer, John: The Sinews ofPower: War, Money and the English State 1688–1783 (London, 1989). Brewer, John and Hellmuth, Eckhart (eds): Rethinking Leviathan: The Eighteenth-Century State in Britain and ...
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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