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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... Early Twentieth-Century Britain Edited by Chris Wrigley In preparation A Companion to Roman Britain Edited by Malcolm Todd A Companion to Britain in the Early Middle Ages Edited by Pauline Stafford A Companion to Tudor Britain Edited by ...
... Early Hanoverian Ireland. Gordon Mingay was educated at Nottingham University. He is now retired, but his last appointment was as Professor of Agrarian History at the University of Kent. Among his many publications are two large-scale ...
... early as the Toleration Act of 1689, but the survival of the Test and Corporation Acts ensured that they were still legally denied the right to take office under the crown or to serve in local government. The position of Roman Catholics ...
... early in the eighteenth century. By the 1740s this number had increased to about 100 and fifty years later it had increased to about 120MPs. Peers also influenced the results in a significant number of. 14 h. t. dickinson.
... early modern British state was one of the central planks of his argument. For Hintze, the political and administrative profile of the British state at that time was characterized by 'parliamentarism and self-government', and he ...
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