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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... Urban Life and Culture Peter Borsay 16 Women and the Family John D. Ramsbottom Part III Religion 17 The Church of England Jeremy Gregory 18 Religious Minorities in England Colin Haydon 19 Methodism and the Evangelical Revival G. M. ...
... Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town, 1660–1770 and The Image of Georgian Bath 1700–2000: Towns, Heritage and History. Stewart J. Brown took his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. He is Professor ...
... urban, commercial and then industrial society. Although many historians now eschew such terms as the 'industrial revolution' and the 'agricultural revolution', because technological change and economic growth and output were simply not ...
... urban middle class, in terms of wealth, status and even power, at least at the local level if not yet at the ... urban areas an enlightened culture arose which was both distinct from and also intersected with the elite culture of the ...
... urban communities of all sizes and types. Once they were elected, MPs represented all their constituents, not just those who had voted for them. Indeed, they were the representatives of the British people as a whole. Moreover, the fact ...
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