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A companion to eighteenth-century Britain

Author: H T Dickinson
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Pub. ; London : The Historical Association, 2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to British history.
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Shows how Britain became the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H T Dickinson
ISBN: 1405149639 9781405149631
OCLC Number: 63186558
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: xviii, 550 pages : maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The British Constitution / H.T. Dickinson --
The British state / Eckhart Hellmuth --
Finance and taxation / Patrick Karl O'Brien --
Local government and local society / David Eastwood --
Parliament, parties and elections (1688-1760) / Brian Hill --
Parliament, parties and elections (1760-1815) / Stephen M. Lee --
The Jacobite movement / Daniel Szechi --
Popular politics and radical ideas / H.T. Dickinson --
The crisis of the French Revolution / Emma Vincent Macleod --
Manufacturing and commerce / John Rule --
Agriculture and rural life / Gordon Mingay --
The landed elite / Richard G. Wilson --
The middling orders / Nicholas Rogers --
The labouring poor / John Rule --
Urban life and culture / Peter Borsay --
Women and the family / John D. Ramsbottom --
The Church of England / Jeremy Gregory --
Religious minorities in England / Colin Haydon --
Methodism and the evangelical revival / G.M. Ditchfield --
Religion in Scotland / Stewart J. Brown --
Religion in Ireland / Sean J. Connolly --
Print culture / Bob Harris --
Political ideas from Locke to Paine / Pamela Edwards --
The making of elite culture / Maura A. Henry --
Literature and drama / J. Alan Downie --
Popular culture / Bob Bushaway --
Crime and punishment / James A. Sharpe --
Integration : patriotism and nationalism / Colin Kidd --
Scotland and the union / Alexander Murdoch --
Wales in the eighteenth century / Geraint H. Jenkins --
Ireland: the making of the 'Protestant ascendancy', 1690-1760 / Paddy McNally --
Ireland : radicalism, rebellion and union / Martyn J. Powell --
Britain's emergence as a European power, 1688-1815 / H.M. Scott --
Britain and the Atlantic world / W.A. Speck --
Britain and India / Bruce P. Lenman --
The British army / Stanley D.M. Carpenter --
The royal navy / Richard Harding --
Britain and the slave trade / John Oldfield.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to British history.
Other Titles: Eighteenth-century Britain
Responsibility: edited by H.T. Dickinson.
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