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
ISBN-10:
0340567511
ISBN-13:
9780340567517
Pub. Date:
09/28/1997
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
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Overview

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

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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