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George III : America's last king

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2008, ©2006.
Series: Yale English monarchs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sixty-year reign of George III (1760-1820) witnessed and participated in some of the most critical events of modern world history. This biography deals comprehensively with the politics, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9780300136210 0300136218
OCLC Number: 227926579
Description: xvi, 475 pages, [16] pages of plates ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A prince and his education --
Eighteenth-century monarchy --
First years as king, 1760-3 --
Ministerial instability, 1763-70 --
George and Lord North, 1770-4 --
Character and behavior --
Family --
Culture --
Religion and morality --
War with America --
Repeated crises, 1780-4 --
George and William Pitt the Younger, 1784-90 --
The revolutionary crisis, 1790-3 --
Elector of Hanover --
The quest for empire --
War with France, 1793-1801 --
Last years, 1801-20 --
Reputation and comparisons --
George III and the making of modern British monarchy.
Series Title: Yale English monarchs.
Other Titles: George the third :
George the 3rd :
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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