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.
Results 1-5 of 59
... successfully carried through the Revolution Settlement (both Whigs and Tories) insisted that they had not done anything so radical. They had sought to restore the ancient constitution by making only a slight alteration in the succession ...
... successful administration had to have other means to influence the votes of the independent backbenchers. The leading ministers gathered able men of business around them to win over opinion-formers on the backbenches. Parliamentary ...
... and new, of central and local power, of state and non-state initiatives. Yet it appears that Britain managed to reconcile these opposing elements more successfully than other states. Perhaps the best example of. the british state 25.
H. T. Dickinson. more successfully than other states. Perhaps the best example of this is what Joanna Innes has called the 'mixed economy of welfare'. The main pillar of this was poor relief paid out of the parish rates. Towards the end ...
You have reached your viewing limit for this book.
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