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A Land of Liberty?

England 1689-1727

Julian Hoppit

Publication Date - October 2002

ISBN: 9780199251001

602 pages

Retail Price to Students: $62.00


This book provides an authoritative general view of England between the Glorious Revolution and the death of George I and Isaac Newton. It is a very wide ranging survey, looking at politics, religion, economy, society, and culture. It also places England in its British, European, and world contexts. An annotated bibliography provides a guide through a vast minefield of secondary literature.

Table of Contents

    England after the Glorious Revolution
    The Glorious Revolution and the Revolution Constitution
    The Facts of Life
    A Bloody Progress
    The Political World of William III
    Wars of Words and the Battle of the Books
    Faith and Fervour
    England, Britain, Empire
    The Political World of Queen Anne
    Profits, Progress and Projects
    The Wealth of the Country
    The Political World of George I
    Urban and Urbane
    An Ordered Society

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