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Eighteenth-century Britain, 1688-1783

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2008.
Series: Palgrave history of Britain
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Jeremy Black sets the politics of eighteenth century Britain into the fascinating context of social, economic, cultural, religious and scientific developments. The second edition of this successful  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9780230537491 0230537499
OCLC Number: 471009274
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 291-295.
Description: 1 v. (X-314 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface.- Abbreviations.- Introduction.- Life and Death.- Agriculture.- Industry.- Transport and Trade.- Society.- Towns.- Faith and the Churches.- Enlightenment and Science.- Culture and the Arts.- Authority, the State and Administration.- Political Worlds.- Politics.- Continental Comparisons and Links.- The Rise of a World Power.- Conclusions.- Selected Further Reading.- Chronology.- Index.
Series Title: Palgrave history of Britain
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.
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