Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1688-1783 / Edition 2

Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1688-1783 / Edition 2

by Jeremy Black
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230537502

ISBN-13: 9780230537507

Pub. Date: 11/25/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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 text by a leading authority in the field has now been updated and expanded to incorporate the latest research and scholarship.

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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 text by a leading authority in the field has now been updated and expanded to incorporate the latest research and scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230537507
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/25/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to Second Edition
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

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