An Illustrated History of Eighteenth-century Britain, 1688-1793

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Manchester University Press, 1996 - History - 244 pages
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Georgian Britain experienced a cultural renaissance in the form of the Enlightenment, the establishment of an empire & the beginning of the first industrial revolution.

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An illustrated history of eighteenth-century Britain, 1688-1793

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Black (A History of the British Isles, St. Martin's, 1996) begins with the Glorious Revolution of 1688, which he considers a seminal point in British thought, leading to many changes during the next ... Read full review


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Jeremy Black is a professor of history at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. He is, or has been, on numerous editorial boards, including the "Journal of Military History, the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Media History", and "History Today", and was editor of "Archives". He is the author or editor of more than fifty books, including "War and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000" (Yale, 2000), "The British Seaborne Empire" (Yale, 2004), "Maps and History" (Yale, 2000), and "European Warfare in a Global Context, 1600-1815" (Routledge, 2007). He lives in Exeter.

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