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The Eighteenth Century: 1688-1815

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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ISBN 9780198731313
Barcode 9780198731313
Published 1 June 2002 by Oxford University Press (S3)
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
Author(s) Edited by Langford, Paul
Series Short Oxford History of the British Isles
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ISBN-13 9780198731313
ISBN-10 0198731310
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 1 June 2002
International Publication Date 28 March 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) Edited by Langford, Paul
Series Short Oxford History of the British Isles
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
World History: C 1750 To C 1900
British & Irish History
British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900
Number of Pages 302
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 368g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Great Britain - History - 18th century, Great Britain, 18th century
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 941.07
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review An excellent, up-to-date and highly efficient book. Dr D. L. Smith, Fellow/Director of Studies, Selwyn College, Cambridge

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Author's Bio

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.

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