Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction by Paul Langford

Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction

byPaul Langford

Paperback | August 1, 2000

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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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Paul Langford has been Professor of Modern History, 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 ...

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Title:Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.31 inPublished:August 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192853996

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Table of Contents

1. Revolution and its repercussions2. The rise of Robinocracy3. Industry and idleness4. The making of middle England5. The politics of protest6. Rebellion and reformFurther readingChronologyPrime ministers 1721-89Index