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Britannia 1066-1884 : from medieval absolutism to the birth of freedom under constitutional monarchy, limited suffrage, and the rule of law

Author: Charles Kershaw Rowley; Bin Wu
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2014.
Series: Studies in public choice (Springer-Verlag)
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This book offers an analytic history of Britannia (first England and Wales and then Great Britain) over eight hundred years of political turmoil, intermingled with economic stagnation, followed by the engine of the industrial revolution. The book draws on economics, political science, public choice, philosophy and the law to probe in depth into the evolution of Britannia from an impoverished feudal and then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Rowley, Charles Kershaw, author.
Britannia 1066-1884
(OCoLC)875630891
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kershaw Rowley; Bin Wu
ISBN: 9783319046846 3319046845
OCLC Number: 879327331
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Modern Tools for Analytical History: Economics, Political Science, Public Choice, Philosophy, and the Law --
The Evolution of Absolutism in Medieval England: 1066-1485 --
The Tudor Dynasty: Perfecting Absolutism in the Era of the Renaissance and the Reformation, 1485-1603 --
The Stuart and the Cromwell Doom: The Hinge of Fate for Absolutist Autocrats, 1603-1688 --
The Seventeenth Century Philosophical Divide: Unity versus Liberty --
The Demise of the Divine Right of Kings, the Decline of Monarchic Power, and the Rise of Parliament, 1689-1775 --
Hugo Grotius, John Locke and Catos Letters: Evolution of Philosophy from the Glorious Revolution to the American Revolution --
Freedoms Flourish under Constitutional Monarchy, Limited Suffrage, Laissez-Faire Capitalism, Free Trade, and the Rule of Law, 1776-1884 --
The Zenith of Classical Liberal Philosophy in Britannia: From the Scottish Enlightenment to John Stuart Mill.
Series Title: Studies in public choice (Springer-Verlag)
Responsibility: Charles K. Rowley, Carol Bin Wu.
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