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British Politics And Society From Walpole To Pitt 1742 1789 (Problems in Focus)

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Between 1742 and 1789 Britain faced a number of serious challenges. Bonnie Prince Charlie reached Derby in 1745, America rebelled thirty years later. Domestically there was contention over the position of George III and controversy over the role of extra-parliamentary pressure, exemplified in the person of John Wilkes.

This volume contains essays on high politics, popular p
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Paperback, 274 pages
Published 1990 by Macmillan
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Jan-Maat
This is one of those collections of essays designed for the student market. Each one waiting to be pulled apart for facts and opinions to be recycled into course work. It is part of a series some of which coalesce tightly round a theme, this particular volume is a bit loose and baggy with no thematic unity, relying instead on a pair of dates to keep everything in place.

Running through the essays in turn the one by Porter deals entirely with his disagreement with J.C.D. Clark's book English Socie
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Professor Jeremy Black MBE (born 30 October 1955) is a British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over 100 books, principally but not exclusively on 18th-century British politics and international relations, and has been described as ...more
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