War and British Society 1688-1815

War and British Society 1688-1815

by H. V. Bowen
     
 

This 1998 book discusses the considerable influence of war on the development of Britain's society and economy in the 'long eighteenth century'.See more details below

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This 1998 book discusses the considerable influence of war on the development of Britain's society and economy in the 'long eighteenth century'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521572262
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #35
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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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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