This 1998 book discusses the considerable influence of war on the development of Britain's society and economy in the 'long eighteenth century'.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Eighteenth-century warfare: the British experience; 3. Taking the strain: state and society; 4. A nation in arms: the armed forces and British society; 5. The wartime economy; Afterword; Bibliography; Index.
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