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The Long Eighteenth Century: British Political and Social History 1688-1832 / Edition 1
     

The Long Eighteenth Century: British Political and Social History 1688-1832 / Edition 1

by Frank O'Gorman
 

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ISBN-10: 0340567511

ISBN-13: 9780340567517

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

In British history the period from 1688 to 1832 is often called the "long eighteenth century" though it defies easy characterization. Blending narrative chapters with more solid analysis, this book provides a fresh and cogent account of the period and nuanced view of the contours of the age.

Overview

In British history the period from 1688 to 1832 is often called the "long eighteenth century" though it defies easy characterization. Blending narrative chapters with more solid analysis, this book provides a fresh and cogent account of the period and nuanced view of the contours of the age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340567517
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Contexts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Britain in the Later Seventeenth Century
2. The Glorious Revolution in Britain, 1688-1714
3. Whiggism Supreme, 1714-1757
4. The Social Foundations of the Early Hanoverian Regime, 1714-1757
5. The Political Foundations of the Early Hanoverian Regime, 1714-1757
6. What Kind of Regime? 1714-1757
7. Patriotism and Empire, 1756-1789
8. The Age of George III, 1760-1789
9. The Crisis of the Hanoverian Regime, 1789-1820
10. State and Church in Later Hanoverian Britain, 1757-1832
11. The Social Foundations of the Later Hanoverian Regime, 1757-1832
12. The Renewal of the Regime, 1820-1832
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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