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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
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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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'Accessible, informative and clearly written.' - Professor Grayson Ditchfield, University of Kent, UK 'If there is one book to buy on the period, this is it.' - Archives 'Students will find this a Read more...

 
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