×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Justin McCarthy
 

Entertaining and insightful, this four-volume history will delight history buffs. Queen Anne died without an heir, bringing to the throne George I, of the German House of Hanover. Author Justin McCarthy examines the lives and reigns of the four Georges and William IV, whose death ended the personal union of Britain and Hanover. Picking up with the ascension of

Overview


Entertaining and insightful, this four-volume history will delight history buffs. Queen Anne died without an heir, bringing to the throne George I, of the German House of Hanover. Author Justin McCarthy examines the lives and reigns of the four Georges and William IV, whose death ended the personal union of Britain and Hanover. Picking up with the ascension of George III to the throne, the volume includes chapters on the American colonies, the Stamp Act, and the Gordon Riots of 1780—a time of great change. The volume ends with the England of 1820, the year of George III’s death.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455627
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
535,059
File size:
729 KB

Meet the Author


Justin Huntly McCarthy (1859-1936) was an Irish historian, novelist, playwright, biographer, and Member of Parliament—serving in the House of Commons from 1884 to 1892.  The son of the noted historian Justin McCarthy, he is best remembered for his history The Reign of Queen Anne (1902) and the play If I Were King (1902), which has been twice adapted by Hollywood. 

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews