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Whigs and cities : popular politics in the age of Walpole and Pitt

Author: Nicholas Rogers
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Presents a study of the urban politics of the early Hanoverian era. This book aims to challenge the view that the political nation was of minimal significance, highlighting the critical contribution  Read more...

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Named Person: Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford; William Pitt, Earl of Chatham; Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford; William Pitt, Earl of Chatham
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rogers
ISBN: 0198217854 9780198217855
OCLC Number: 20093065
Description: xi, 440 p. : 1 ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 The City of London in natinal politics: city politics and the rise of Whig oligarchy; the struggle for control of the City 1728-47; London, patriotism and Empire 1747-63. Part 2 The social configurations of metropolitan politics: the City of London; the City of Westminster; urban Surrey and Middlesex. Part 3 The provincial perspective: the provincial towns and cities; Bristol- the commerce of politics and the politics of commerce; Norwich - city of Whigs and weavers. Part 4 Exploring the crowd: the crows in urban politics 1710-60.
Responsibility: Nicholas Rogers.
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'A book of outstanding learning and research.' S.E. Goodman, Journal of the London Society 'an important study of Hanoverian urban politics' Archives 'What he adds that is new is the detail and Read more...

 
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