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The Townshend moment : the making of empire and revolution in the eighteenth century

Author: Patrick Griffin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]. ©2017
Series: Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<DIV>The captivating story of two British brothers whose attempts to reform an empire helped to incite rebellion and revolution in America and insurgency and reform in Ireland</DIV>
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Named Person: Charles Townshend; George Townshend Townshend, Marquis; Charles Townshend; George Townshend Townshend, Marquis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Griffin
ISBN: 9780300231144 0300231148
OCLC Number: 1007823336
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half Title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Prologue: Raynham Revisited""; ""ACT 1. Making Empire""; ""ACT 2. Britainâ#x80;#x99;s Imperial Reckonings""; ""ACT 3. Charles Townshendâ#x80;#x99;s America""; ""ACT 4. George Townshendâ#x80;#x99;s Ireland""; ""ACT 5. Making Revolution""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Series Title: Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Responsibility: Patrick Griffin.

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