Imperial Island: A History of Britain and Its Empire, 1660-1837

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John Wiley & Sons, 2009/03/30 - 448 ページ
Imperial Island: A History of Britain and its Empire, 1660-1837 is a comprehensive account of Great Britain's imperial path from the Stuart Restoration of 1660 to its emergence as a dominant global superpower.
  • Suitable for students with no prior knowledge of British history
  • Organized to help students and instructors: comprises 21 thematic chapters set within a clear, chronological framework
  • Includes over 30 illustrations and maps to help orient the reader
  • Addresses the new generation of American and British students that are interested in global, environmental, and cultural history
 

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A Merry New Song engraved by John Savage from
1
Counties of Great Britain and Ireland
5
Landscapes in Motion
17
Regions and towns of Great Britain and Ireland with battles of the Jacobite Wars
26
Knowing Ones Place
32
The Cryes of London Drawne after the Life by Marcellus Laroon
44
Party Strife and Revolution 16601689
49
Interior of a Coffeehouse circa 1705
59
The Fall of the First British Empire 17601784
205
North America and the West Indies 176383
213
William Hogarth John Wilkes Esq 1763
219
The American Crisis 17701784
222
The able Doctor or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught 1774
226
at Liberty by the Mob 1780
236
The Wealth of a Nation
241
Coalbrookdale Bridge engraving by T F Burney
252

Richard Gaywood The Most Magnificent Riding of Charles the IId to the Parliament 1661
64
A Disjointed Empire
78
Englands Memorial 1689
79
The Caribbean in the late seventeenth century
84
North America in the late seventeenth century
87
The Legacy of Revolution 16891722
97
The Embleme of Englands Distraction Williamite Version 1690
108
The War of the Spanish Succession in Europe 170214
112
The Crisis of the Hanoverian Succession 17101722
117
DrBurgisses Theater 1710
122
Anonymous engraving of Bishop Atterbury 1723
130
Art Science and Politics
132
A Perspective View of the Cathedral Church of St Pauls in London engraved by J Maurer 1747
139
Interior of the Camera Stellata engraved by Francis Place 1676
142
State and Empire 17221760
145
George Bickham The Stature of a Great Man or the English Colossus 1740
153
William Hogarth Chairing the Member Plate 4 of Four Prints of an Election 1758
164
Polite Society and Its Discontents
170
William Hogarth The Breakfast Scene Plate 2 of Marriage à la Mode 1745
182
William Hogarth Credulity Superstition and Fanaticism Second State 1762
188
An Empire Emerging
190
Auguste Le Grand after William Woollett engraving of The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West 1776
200
Mining manufacturing and canals in late eighteenthcentury Britain
255
Britain Against Revolution 17831815
259
James Gillray The Republican Attack 1795
266
George Cruikshank The Camp on Vinegar Hill 1798
274
Europe at the start of the French Revolutionary Wars
280
Remaking the Empire
283
The growth of the British empire in India 17651805
289
British North America 17601815
293
Enlightened Culture
301
James Gillray New Discoveries in PNEUMATICKS 1802
306
A New Order Begins 18151837
317
Robert or George Cruikshank Massacre at St Peters or Britons Strike Home 1819
327
The Champions of Reform Destroying the Monster of Corruption 1831
334
A Class Society
339
Robert and George Cruikshank Tom Jerry and Logic Making the Most of an Evening at Vauxhall Gardens 1820
342
Robert and George Cruikshank A Low Tavern Scene 1820
350
Imperial Portraits
359
Conclusion
376
Bibliography
397
Index
415
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Paul Kléber Monod holds the Barton Hepburn Chair in History at Middlebury College. He is the author of Jacobitism and the English People, 1688-1788 (1989); The Power of Kings: Monarchy and Religion in Europe, 1588-1714 (1999); and The Murder of Mr. Grebell: Madness and Civility in an English Town (2003).

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