The Making of a Ruling Class: The Glamorgan Gentry 1640-1790 / Edition 1

The Making of a Ruling Class: The Glamorgan Gentry 1640-1790 / Edition 1

by Philip Jenkins
     
 

A study of the formation of a new ruling class in the years prior to British industrialisation.See more details below

Overview

A study of the formation of a new ruling class in the years prior to British industrialisation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521521949
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/22/2002
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
353
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps and tables; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; General introduction; Part I. Social and Economic Structure: Introduction; 1. Land and people; 2. The gentry; 3. Economic development; Conclusion to Part I; Part II. Local and National Politics: Introduction; 4. Law and order; 5. Political history 1640–1688: the heroic age; 6. Political history 1688–1790: the new order; Conclusion to Part II; Part III. Society and Culture: Introduction; 7. The idea of a gentleman; 8. Education and culture; 9. The spread of metropolitan standards; Conclusion to Part III: 'conspicuous antiquity'; Aftermath: towards the Victorian world; Conclusion: from Civil War to Industrial Revolution; Appendices; Notes; Index.

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