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The English / Edition 1
     

The English / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Elton, Geoffrey Elton
 

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ISBN-10: 0631196064

ISBN-13: 9780631196068

Pub. Date: 02/27/1995

Publisher: Wiley

A survey of the English experience through a thousand years and more, this book concentrates on the lasting characteristics of a people who early on discovered the fact of a national identity. The outstanding hallmarks of this experience were the existence of a strong central authority (in the monarchy), the provision of a system of law, and with these two the

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A survey of the English experience through a thousand years and more, this book concentrates on the lasting characteristics of a people who early on discovered the fact of a national identity. The outstanding hallmarks of this experience were the existence of a strong central authority (in the monarchy), the provision of a system of law, and with these two the possibility of preserving individual rights and liberties in the face of a long sequence of historical vicissitudes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631196068
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/27/1995
Series:
Peoples of Europe Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

List of Figures.

Preface.

Abbreviations.

1. The Emergence of England.

2. Communitas Anglie.

3. The First English Empire.

4. From Cromwell to Cromwell.

5. The Long Eighteenth Century.

6. The Great Climacteric.

Further Reading.

Index.

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