The Emergence of a Ruling Order: English Landed Society, 1650-1750by James M. Rosenheim
Pub. Date: 05/11/1998
Publisher: Pearson Education
The history of the gentry and aristocracy has been the subject of much lively debate in recent years, and this is an important new book which considers how the English landed gentry secured their position of wealth and power. The author examines this period which saw them transform from a provincial social order to a national ruling social order and elite.
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