Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1688-1783

Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1688-1783

by Jeremy Black

Hardcover(2nd ed. 2008)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230537491
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/15/2008
Series: Macmilllan History of Britain
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2008
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Abbreviations.- Introduction.- Life and Death.- Agriculture.- Industry.- Transport and Trade.- Society.- Towns.- Faith and the Churches.- Enlightenment and Science.- Culture and the Arts.- Authority, the State and Administration.- Political Worlds.- Politics.- Continental Comparisons and Links.- The Rise of a World Power.- Conclusions.- Selected Further Reading.- Chronology.- Index.

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Accessible, informative and clearly written.' - Professor Grayson Ditchfield, University of Kent, UK

'If there is one book to buy on the period, this is it.' - Archives

'Students will find this a valuable book, which deals with the big questions about the period while providing a wealth of detail.' - A.W. Purdue, Times Higher Education

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