The Later Stuarts 1660-1714

Hardcover | November 1, 1995

byGeorge Norman Clark

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Surveys the major developments in the political, social, economic and intellectual history of England from the restoration of Charles II to the death of Queen Anne. Each volume is an independent book, but the whole series forms a continuous history of England from the Roman period to thepresent century.The first edition of this book was published in 1934. This second edition has been revised and enlarged. It traces the course of English history from the reestoration of Charles II to the death of Queen Anne - the age of Clarendon, Shaftesbury, and Marlborough; the age also of Dryden, Newton, andSir Christopher Wren. It offers a broad survey not only of political happenings but also of exploration and commerce, social life, and the arts and sciences: all these matters, moreover, are discussed throughout the volume in their relation to the general history of the period.

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Surveys the major developments in the political, social, economic and intellectual history of England from the restoration of Charles II to the death of Queen Anne. Each volume is an independent book, but the whole series forms a continuous history of England from the Roman period to thepresent century.The first edition of this book wa...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:504 pages, 8.66 × 5.51 × 1.42 inPublished:November 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198217021

ISBN - 13:9780198217022

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List of MapsIntroductionNote on Dates1. The Restoration2. Intellectual and Economic Tendencies3. Foreign and Domestic Policy, 1661-84. Foreign and Domestic Policy, 1668-785. Crisis and Reaction6. James II7. The Revolution Settlement and the French War8. After King William's War9. Marlborough's War10. The Tory Peace11. Economic and Constitutional Development Under Queen Anne12. Relations with Scotland13. Relations with Ireland14. Overseas Possessions15. Literature and Thought16. The Arts and Social LifeBibliographyLists of the Holders of Certain OfficesIndexGenealogical Tables: The British Succession, The Spanish Succession