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The Emergence of a Nation State: The Commonwealth of England 1529-1660

The Emergence of a Nation State: The Commonwealth of England 1529-1660

2nd Edition

Alan G. R. Smith
January 28, 1997

This famous survey has been updated to incorporate the new perspectives of the last twelve years. The study opens with one Revolution, the Reformation, and closes with another - the Civil War of the mid-17th century and the abolition of the monarchy. Alan Smith explores the dramatic changes during...

The Eclipse of a Great Power: Modern Britain 1870-1992

The Eclipse of a Great Power: Modern Britain 1870-1992

2nd Edition

Keith Robbins
November 21, 1994

Covers both the expansion and the decline of the British Empire and the reasons behind this sudden eclipse in power....

The Age of Oligarchy: Pre-Industrial Britain 1722-1783

The Age of Oligarchy: Pre-Industrial Britain 1722-1783

1st Edition

Geoffrey Holmes, D. Szechi
June 01, 1993

The second volume, on early and mid-Georgian Britain, shows how the country used its expanding wealth, its new-found social cohesion at home and its international influence abroad to become not only a European but an imperial power. As with the first volume, every aspect of the period is covered....

Transformation of Medieval England 1370-1529, The

Transformation of Medieval England 1370-1529, The

1st Edition

J.A.F. Thomson
May 31, 1983

A detailed survey which examines the major developments in English society during this period of social crises, population decline, agarian unrest, the introduction to enclosures - and political tensions particularly over succession....

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