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Very different, but much the same : the evolution of English society since 1714

Author: W G Runciman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A multi-disciplinary look at English society over three centuries, arguing that although much about society has changed - technology, lifestyles, amenities, beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values -  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W G Runciman
ISBN: 9780198712428 0198712421
OCLC Number: 897502354
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface ; Preface ; Introduction ; 1. What Changed, and What Didn't? ; 2. Politics and the Power of the State ; 3. Ideology and the Power of Prestige ; 4. Economics and the Power of Markets ; 5. Does Intergenerational Social Mobility Matter? ; Conclusion ; Index
Responsibility: W.G. Runciman.

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