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The Eighteenth Century By Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)

The Eighteenth Century
by Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)

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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.
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The Eighteenth Century: 1688-1815 by Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)

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

About Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)


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.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Time and space ; 1. Contested kingdoms, 1688-1796 ; 2. Enlightenment and faith ; 3. Governing diverse societies ; 4. The wealth of the nation ; 5. The culture of improvement ; 6. Contested Empire, 1756-1815 ; Epilogue ; Further Reading ; Chronology ; Maps ; Index

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The Eighteenth Century: 1688-1815 by Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)
Edited by Paul Langford (Lincoln College, University of Oxford)
Short Oxford History of the British Isles
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2002-06-01
302
0198731310
9780198731313
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