The Eighteenth Century

1688-1815
Author: Paul Langford
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198731310
Category: History
Page: 287
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This collection takes a thematic approach to eighteenth-century history, covering such topics as domestic politics (including popular political culture), religious developments and changes, social and demographic structure and growth, and culture. It presents a lively picture of an era of intense change and growth.

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People

Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford
Author: Elaine Chalus,Perry Gauci
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192523635
Category: History
Page: 288
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For some time before his death in July 2015, former colleagues and students of Paul Langford had discussed the possibility of organising a festschrift to celebrate his remarkable contribution to eighteenth-century history. It was planned for 2019 to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the appearance of his seminal A Polite and Commercial People, the opening volume in the New Oxford History of England series, Paul's best-known and most influential publication. He was delighted to hear of these plans and the tragic news of his death only made the contributors more determined to see the project through to completion. The importance of A Polite and Commercial People within its own time is unquestionable. Not only did it provide a powerful new vision of eighteenth-century Britain, but it also played a vital part in reviving interest in, and expanding ways of thinking about, Georgian history. As the thirteen contributors to this volume amply testify, any review of the field from the 1980s onwards cannot ignore the profound effect Paul's research had on the social and political publications in his field. This collection of essays combines reflection on the impact of Paul's work with further engagement with the central questions he posed. In particular, it serves to re-connect various recent avenues of Georgian studies, bringing together diverse themes present in Paul's scholarship, but which are often studied independently of each other. As such, it aims to provide a fitting tribute to Paul's work and impact, and a wider reassessment of the current direction of eighteenth-century studies.

Polite Anarchy in International Relations Theory


Author: Z. Kazmi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137028130
Category: Political Science
Page: 288
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An innovative re-evaluation of the concept of anarchy in theorizing diplomacy between states which draws on a historically sensitive re-evaluation of the ideological uses of politeness in the anarchist thought of William Godwin.

Neue politische Literatur

Berichte über das internationale Schrifttum
Author: Erwin Stein,Helmut Ridder
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social sciences
Page: N.A
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The Eighteenth Century

A Current Bibliography for 2002
Author: Jim Springer Borck,Kevin L Cope,Robert C Leitz
Publisher: AMS Press
ISBN: 9780404622305
Category: Reference
Page: 908
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The Birth of Industrial Britain

Social Change, 1750-1850
Author: Kenneth Morgan
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 171
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The companion volume to The Birth of Industrial Britain: Economic Change, together they provide a comprehensive guide to Britain's development as the first industrial power. This volume focuses on the social impact of early industrializaton on the population and looks at living standards, work and leisure, crime and the law, religion, education, the Poor Law and popular protest. An excellent introduction providing a clear and readable account for students of modern British social and economic history.

Empire, The Sea and Global History

Britain's Maritime World, 1763-1833
Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230008991
Category: History
Page: 192
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Between the end of the Seven Years war in 1763, and the abolition of slavery within its Empire in 1833, Britain's maritime engagement with the wider world was transformed. The essays in this book explore different aspects of that transformation, and in so doing assess the significance and complexities of Britain's maritime world in this key period, which was characterized by the contradictory and competing forces of revolution and reaction, 'liberty' and imperialism, war and peace, enlightenment and enslavement. They were originally delivered as lectures in a series jointly sponsored by the Institute of Historical Research and by the Centre for Imperial and Maritime Studies at the National Maritime Museum.

Brockhaus Enzyklopädie

in vierundzwanzig Bänden
Author: F.A. Brockhaus Wiesbaden (Firm)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783765311000
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, German
Page: N.A
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Books in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Britische Geschichte für Dummies


Author: Seán Lang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527643060
Category: History
Page: 430
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Schillernd ist sie, die Britische Geschichte. Erst waren dort die Kelten, dann unterwarfen die Römer die Insel, auf sie folgten die Angelsachsen und schließlich die Normannen. Schlussendlich entwickelte sich Britannien zu einem Weltreich. Warum? Sean Lang erzählt die Geschichte um Boudicca, Richard Löwenherz, Heinrich VIII. und seine Frauen, Maria Stuart und Elizabeth I. Er schildert stets mit einem Augenzwinkern Britanniens Weg zur Macht und lässt dabei auch die Schurken und Schwerenöter nicht aus. So können Sie sich mit diesem Buch schnell und umfassend über die Geschichte unserer Freunde auf der Insel informieren.