Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837 / Edition 1

Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837 / Edition 1

by Linda Colley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300059256

ISBN-13: 9780300059250

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Yale University Press

How was Great Britain made? And what has it meant at different times to be British?

In this prize-winning book, Linda Colley combines imperial, political, social and cultural history to analyse the evolution of Britishness, evoking its enduring tensions as well as its powerful characteristics. Britons is now reissued in a revised edition with a new introductory

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How was Great Britain made? And what has it meant at different times to be British?

In this prize-winning book, Linda Colley combines imperial, political, social and cultural history to analyse the evolution of Britishness, evoking its enduring tensions as well as its powerful characteristics. Britons is now reissued in a revised edition with a new introductory essay by the author commenting on the book's genesis and critical reception and on recent political developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300059250
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

1Protestants11
2Profits55
3Peripheries101
4Dominance147
5Majesty195
6Womanpower237
7Manpower283
8Victories?321
AppThe geography of loyalty in 1745376
AppMen at arms throughout Great Britain, May 1804378
AppVolunteers and their chosen sphere of action in 1798382

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