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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... Parties and Elections (1688–1760) Brian Hill 6 Parliament, Parties and Elections (1760–1815) Stephen M. Lee 7 The Jacobite Movement Daniel Szechi 8 Popular Politics and Radical Ideas H. T. Dickinson 9 The Crisis of the French Revolution ...
... Parties 1689–1742 and British Parliamentary Parties 1742–1832. Geraint H. Jenkins was educated at the University of Wales, Swansea. He is currently Professor of Welsh History at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and Director of the ...
... Parties, Patriots and Undertakers: Parliamentary Politics in 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 ...
... parties rose, declined and began to rise again; and how both central and local government were not entirely dominated by a narrow landed elite, but could be influenced by large numbers of people. Moreover, while Britons enjoyed the rule ...
... party, though the loyalty of its members could never be absolutely guaranteed when the government faced a severe crisis. Aristocratic influence over MPs was also substantial. Many of these peers were supporters of the government, though ...
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