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Published: 01 August 2018

288 Pages | 1 chart

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784992965

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Commerce, finance and statecraft

Histories of England, 1600-1780

First Edition

Ben Dew

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides an original account of historical writing in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • Discusses issues with significant contemporary resonance: e.g. government's role in managing and regulating economic activity, the effects of taxation on economic growth, the importance of historical narratives for economic thought
  • Has broad intellectual appeal - will be of interest to historians, literary critics, economists, political scientists, and philosophers
  • Offers a clearly written, accessible introduction to early-modern and Enlightenment British historiography

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