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Published: 13 December 2009

300 Pages | 3 b/w halftone, 10 line drawings

ISBN: 9780198201526

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Inferior Politics

Social Problems and Social Policies in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Joanna Innes

  • Innovative account of social policy-making in the eighteenth century
  • Combines institutional, intellectual, and social history - revises our understanding of government
  • Examines the abolitionist William Wilberforce and his 'Reformation of Manners' movement
  • Contains two new essays, on empirical enquiry and the London constable William Payne

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