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Published: 28 May 2015

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198738787

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Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702-1713

Aaron Graham

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • First study of eighteenth-century state formation to link government, finance, and political ideology
  • Suggests that corruption and political partisanship were integral to eighteenth-century state formation
  • Challenges conventional studies of state formation that focus on bureaucratic reforms
  • First detailed study of administration and financial elements of early eighteenth-century overseas military finance
  • Based on extensive research in UK and USA, including new and reinterpreted material

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