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The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain, 1660-1722 (Foundations of Modern Britain) ebook

by Geoffrey S. Holmes


Foundations of Modern Britain. New York: Longman Publishing.

Foundations of Modern Britain.

Foundations of Modern Britain has established itself as perhaps the standard modern student history of Britain. All of which, as Geoffrey Holmes shows, made it possible for the country to weather the Jacobite rebellion of 1715 and the potentially disastrous South Sea Bubble with which the book ends.

By the 1790s Britain was constitutionally. Daniel Szechi, Geoffrey S. Holmes. At the start of the era he covers, Britain still ranked below France, Spain and Portugal. But Britain then went on to consolidate itself, as Great Britain from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. The national unity was also aided by generally wise policies of the government.

Geoffrey Holmes' important study shows how this transformation came about. Shipping: FREE Within . Destination, rates & speeds. 30 Day Return Policy.

Part of the Foundations of Modern Britain series which attempts to present a history of Britain from the point at which Britain became first a recognizable . This text examines the late Stuart and early Georgian period 1660-1722.

Part of the Foundations of Modern Britain series which attempts to present a history of Britain from the point at which Britain became first a recognizable entity and then a great power. Pearson Education The Limited. 0582484383, 0582484391. Setting up reading intentions help you organise your course reading. It makes it easy to scan through your lists and keep track of progress. Here's an example of what they look like: Your reading intentions are also stored in your profile for future reference. How do I set a reading intention.

Holmes, The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain (1993), pp. 384, 38. oogle Scholar. 12. J. H. Plumb, The Growth of Political Stability in England, 1675–1725 (1967). CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Conrad Russell, ‘Composite Monarchies in Early Modern Europe: The British and Irish Example’, in A. Grant and K. Stringer (eds), Uniting the Kingdom, (1995), p. 13. 47. Jonathan Clark (Revolution and Rebellion, pp. 134–5) strongly disputes the thesis of A. S. Foord of a steadily evolving doctrine of opposition during the century. A. Foord, His Majesty’s Opposition, 1714–1830 (Oxford, 1964).

The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain 1660-1722 (Foundations of Modern Britain). As both a historian and an enthusiast I have read innumerable books on the Tudor and Stuart periods. This book stands as one of the top five I have encountered. It is so well written that it stands as a fascinating read as well as an excellent reference source; even the bibliography is worth the cost of the book. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain 1660-1722. Foundations of Modern Britain. Volume 26 Issue 1 - R. O. Bucholz.

Early Georgian Britain, 1660-1722 (Foundations of Modern Britain) Geoffrey Holmes" important study shows how this transformation came about.

The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain, 1660-1722 (Foundations of Modern Britain). EAN/UPC/ISBN Code 9780582484399. By the 1790s Britain was constitutionally united and newly established as a major European power - in marked contrast with the England of the 1660 Restoration, shakily emerging from the upheavals of the Civil Wars. Geoffrey Holmes" important study shows how this transformation came about. A Social History of Medicine (Themes in Social History) EAN 9780582483934.

The fruit of a lifetime's work by one of the country's leading historians, this is history writing on a grand scale. By the 1790s Britain was constitutionally united and newly established as a major European power - in marked contrast with the England of the 1660 Restoration, shakily emerging from the upheavals of the Civil Wars. Geoffrey Holmes' important study shows how this transformation came about.
The Making of a Great Power: Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain, 1660-1722 (Foundations of Modern Britain) ebook
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