English Historical Documents, Volume X: 1714-1783

By: Douglas, David C.; Horn, D.B.; Ransome, Mary

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Ink name to front endpaper.Jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple chips and tears, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1957 Hard Cover. xxvii, 972 pp. CONTENTS: Part I. - The Monarchy: A. The Theory of the Constitution, B. The Royal Family, C. The Crown and its Ministers; Part II. - Parliament: A. Summons, Duration and Composition, B. Proceedings, C. Privilege, D. Elections, E. Political Parties, F. The Movement for Parliamentary Reform; Part III. - The Law and its Administration: A. The Law, B. Central Administration and the Keeping of Order, C. Local Government; Part IV. - Public Finance: A. Revenue and Expenditure, B. Customs and Excise, C. Direct Taxes, D. Financial Administration, E. The National Debt; Part V. - The Churches: A. Church and State, B. The Condition of the Church of England, C. The Methodists, D. Nonconformity; Part VI. - The State of the Nation: Economic: A. Agriculture, B. Industry, C. Combinations of Workmen, D. Trade, E. Some Population Statistics; Part VII. - The State of the Nation: Social: A. Social Life, B. Transport and Communications, C. Humanitarianism, D. Education; Part VIII. - The Armed Forces: A. The Navy, B. The Army, C. The Militia; Part IX. - Scotland: A. The Church, B. The Highlights and the Risings of 1715 and 1745, C. Scotland After 1745; Part X. - Ireland: A. Relations with England, B. Religion, C. Economic and Social Conditions; Part XI. - The Colonies: A. Eighteenth-Century Views on Colonies, B. Colonial Trade, C. General Organization, D. America, E. India, F. Africa; Part XII. - Foreign Policy and Wars: A. Policy, B. Wars, C. Treaties; Appendices; Diagrams; Maps: England and Wales in the eighteenth century showing the parliamentary boroughs, England and Wales, showing the distribution of the opponents of the Excise Bill in 1733 and the Convention of the Pardo in 1739, The North American Colonies, The West Indies; Index to Texts.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS ENGLAND BRITISH BRITAIN HISTORY VOLUME X 1714 1783

Title: English Historical Documents, Volume X: 1714-1783

Author: Douglas, David C.; Horn, D.B.; Ransome, Mary

Categories: British,

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1957

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

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