Bolingbroke and His Circle: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of Walpole by Isaac KramnickBolingbroke and His Circle: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of Walpole by Isaac Kramnick

Bolingbroke and His Circle: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of Walpole

byIsaac Kramnick

Paperback | May 19, 1992

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'Examining the acrimonious political debate during the administration of Walpole from the perspective of its social context, Kramnick focuses directly upon the political culture of Augustan Britain. As the title implies, the volume is chiefly concerned with analyzing the thought and behavior of Bolingbroke and his supporters. The result is the most comprehensive and persuasive general study thus far published of early eighteenth-century British political thought.
Isaac Kramnick is Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government at Cornell University, where he also served as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and faculty-elected member of the Board of Trustees. He is the author or editor of many books, including studies of the American founding fathers, Thomas Paine, Edmund Burke, and the tw...
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Title:Bolingbroke and His Circle: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of WalpoleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.83 inPublished:May 19, 1992Publisher:Cornell University Press

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ISBN - 10:0801480019

ISBN - 13:9780801480010

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'Examining the acrimonious political debate during the administration of Walpole from the perspective of its social context, Kramnick focuses directly upon the political culture of Augustan Britain. As the title implies, the volume is chiefly concerned with analyzing the thought and behavior of Bolingbroke and his supporters. The result is the most comprehensive and persuasive general study thus far published of early eighteenth-century British political thought.