Eighteenth-century Britain, 1688-1783 / Jeremy Black

Author(s): Black, Jeremy
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Subjects: Great Britain--History--18th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
Series: Palgrave history of Britain
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: xi, 314 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 1
2. Life and death 12
3. Agriculture 28
4. Industry 43
5. Transport and trade 59
6. Society 84
7. Towns 117
8. Faith and the churches 128
9. Enlightenment and science 147
10. Culture and the arts 161
11. Authority, the state and administration 183
12. Political worlds 205
13. Politics 226
14. Continental comparisons and links 252
15. The rise of a world power 265
16. Conclusions 283
Selected further reading 291
Chronology 296
Index 299
Alternate Titles: 18th-century Britain, 1688-1783
Notes: LCCN: 2008034841
ISBN: 9780230537491 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0230537499 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780230537507 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0230537502 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-295) and index
OCLC Number: 228195455
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230537491
0230537499
9780230537507
0230537502