The Eighteenth Century: 1688-1815
Written by an international team of contributors, this volume takes a thematic approach to the history of 18th-century Britain. It covers such themes as domestic politics, religious change, social structure, demography, and cultural developments.
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|Library of Congress
||Great Britain - History - 18th century, Great Britain, 18th century
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This volume takes a thematic approach to the history of the eighteenth century in the British Isles, covering such issues as domestic politics (including popular political culture), religious developments and change, and social and demographic structure and growth. Paul Langford heads a leading team of contributors, to present a lively picture of an era of intense change and growth in which all parts of Britain and Ireland were increasingly bound together by economic expansion and political unification.
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||An excellent, up-to-date and highly efficient book. Dr D. L. Smith, Fellow/Director of Studies, Selwyn College, Cambridge
Paul Langford is Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, and has been a Professor of Modern History at Oxford since 1996. Amongst his numerous publications are A Polite and Commercial People: English 1727-83 and Englishness Identified: Manner and Character, 1650-1850.