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Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction By Paul Langford (Formerly Professor of Modern History, Formerly Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford)

Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Paul Langford's Very Short Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Britain spans from the aftermath of the Revolution of 1688 to Pitt the Younger's defeat at attempted parliamentary reform.

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Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction by Paul Langford (Formerly Professor of Modern History, Formerly Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford)

First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Paul Langford's Very Short Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Britain spans from the aftermath of the Revolution of 1688 to Pitt the Younger's defeat at attempted parliamentary reform. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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About Paul Langford (Formerly Professor of Modern History, Formerly Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford)


Paul Langford, formerly Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford, since 1996; Fellow, and Tutor in Modern History, Lincoln College, since 1970; Chairman and Chief Executive, Arts and Humanities Research Board, since 1998. His publications include A Polite and Commercial People 1727-83 (1989) and Public Life and the Propertied Englishman 1689-1789 (1991).

Table of Contents


1. Revolution and its repercussions ; 2. The rise of Robinocracy ; 3. Industry and idleness ; 4. The making of middle England ; 5. The politics of protest ; 6. Rebellion and reform ; Further reading ; Chronology ; Prime ministers 1721-89 ; Index

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Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction by Paul Langford (Formerly Professor of Modern History, Formerly Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford)
Paul Langford (Formerly Professor of Modern History, Formerly Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford)
Very Short Introductions
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Oxford University Press
2000-08-10
128
0192853996
9780192853998
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