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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... Constitution 1 1 The British Constitution 3 H. T. Dickinson 2 The British State Eckhart Hellmuth 3 Finance and Taxation Patrick Karl O'Brien 4 Local Government and Local Society David Eastwood 5 Parliament, Parties and Elections (1688 ...
... constitution deliberately seek to do justice to the old and the new. They show how much remained unchanged during the long eighteenth century from 1688 to 1815: the importance of the monarch and the strength of crown influence; the ...
... Constitution Chapter One The British. Map 10 Expansion of British power in India (adapted from P. J. Marshall, ed., The Oxford History ofthe British Empire, vol. 2: The Eighteenth Century, Oxford, 1998, p. 509). The Ideological Debate on ...
H. T. Dickinson. Part I Politics and the Constitution Chapter One The British Constitution H. T. Dickinson The age. A COMPANION TO EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN: Part I Politics and the Constitution.
... Constitution of 1787 and a succession of constitutions in revolutionary France in the 1790s. The essential feature of the British constitution is ... constitution and the actual practice of the constitution were. 1 The British Constitution.
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