British Society, 1680-1880: Dynamism, Containment and Change

British Society, 1680-1880: Dynamism, Containment and Change

by Richard Price (8)
     
 

A major interpretation of British history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.See more details below

Overview

A major interpretation of British history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521651721
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/13/1999
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: beginnings, periods and problems; 1. The economy of manufacture; 2. A universal merchant to the world: the political economy of commerce and finance; 3. The ambiguities of free trade; 4. The reach of the state: taxation; 5. The age of localism; 6. The public, the private and the state: civil society 1680–1880; 7. Exclusion and inclusion: the political consequences of 1688; 8. Exclusion and inclusion: defending the politics of finality 1832–1885; 9. The stabilities and instabilities of elite authority: social relations c.1688–c.1880; Afterword; Index.

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