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Britons : Forging the Nation, 1707-1837

ISBN-10: 0300059256

ISBN-13: 9780300059250

Edition: N/A

Authors: Linda Colley

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List price: $20.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Linda Colley was professor of history at yale University from 1982-1997 when she accepted an appointment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has just accepted a position as professor of history at Princeton which will begin in the Fall of 2003.

Acknowledgements
Introductionp. 1
Protestantsp. 11
A less than united kingdomp. 11
The struggles of God's electp. 18
Jerusalem the goldenp. 30
A polity by force of faithp. 43
Profitsp. 55
Land, trade, war and empirep. 56
Jabobitism and the economics of loyaltyp. 71
Investing in the nationp. 85
The price of it allp. 98
Peripheriesp. 101
New landmarksp. 101
John Wilkes and Englishnessp. 105
A Scottish empire?p. 117
America and the revolution in British sensibilitiesp. 132
Dominancep. 147
Crisis of an orderp. 149
The making of the British ruling classp. 155
The cultural reconstruction of an elitep. 164
Heroes of their own epicp. 177
Majestyp. 195
A royal culture confinedp. 196
Why George III was differentp. 204
The mechanics of royal celebrationp. 217
Meanings and magicp. 228
Womanpowerp. 237
Beating against the bonds of womanhoodp. 238
War and the sexesp. 250
Making separate spheres work for womenp. 262
A woman's place is in the nationp. 273
Manpowerp. 283
A nation in armsp. 285
Who was willing to fight?p. 291
The private reasons whyp. 300
The politics of popular commitmentp. 308
Victories?p. 321
Catholic emancipation and divisionp. 324
Parliamentary reform and compromisep. 334
Slavery, freedom and consensusp. 350
A nation redefined and undefinedp. 361
Conclusionsp. 364
App. The geography of loyalty in 1745p. 376
App. Men at arms throughout Great Britain, May 1804p. 378
App. Volunteers and their chosen sphere of action in 1798p. 382
Notesp. 385
Indexp. 414
Photograph Acknowledgementsp. 430
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