A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain

Editor(s): H. T. Dickinson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631218371

Online ISBN: 9780470998885

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998885

About this Book

This authoritative Companion introduces readers to the developments that lead to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe.


  • Covers political, social, cultural, economic and religious history. Written by an international team of experts.
  • Examines Britain's position from the perspective of other European nations.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Politics and the Constitution

  2. Part II: The Economy and Society

  3. Part III: Religion

  4. Part IV: Culture

  5. Part V: Union and Disunion in the British Isles

  6. Part VI: Britain and the Wider World

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