England in the Eighteenth Century

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This history of England in the 18th century is not a chronological narrative of ministries and wars, but a history of the development of English society; the ministries and wars, of course, have their place, but no greater a place than the economic, cultural, and social history of the time. The book is divided into three parts: the ages of Walpole, of Chatham, and of Pitt.

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User Review  - jcvogan1 - LibraryThing

Wonderful. I should read more survey books of this kind. It left me wanting to read more about British politics in the period as well as about the Napoleonic wars. Read full review

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Written in 1950, this is an introduction to the period for educated people. So names are used as if you should know who they are. I think when it was written that would have been alright, today it isn ... Read full review

Contents

TRADE AND WEALTH 171442
21
SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF THE AUGUSTAN AGE
28
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
34
Copyright

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