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British History 1660-1832

National Identity and Local Culture (British Studies)

by Alexander Murdoch

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Historiography,
  • Great Britain,
  • History, Local,
  • National characteristics, Brit,
  • National characteristics, British,
  • Nationalism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10387356M
    ISBN 100312216343
    ISBN 109780312216344

    Clark and his fellow scholars recognise and reflect on Britain's disproportionate influence in the making of the modern world: whether in science, medicine and technology; or by planting and protecting modern America, the Anglo-Saxon superpower that received the baton from Britain after The violence of the Whigs forced them into the arms of the Pretender". Can you tell me why you wrote the book? This action resulted from this parliament not allowing him to levy taxes without yielding to its terms. History Nonfiction Through a series of studies focusing on individuals, this volume highlights the continued importance of religion and religious identity on British life throughout the long eighteenth century. Clark's vision for the project is clearly in evidence: each essay begins with a section on material cultures before considering themes such as culture and politics.

    As with the Old English periodmuch of the Middle English writings were religious in nature; however, from about onward, secular literature began to rise. InSunderland advised the King to admit leading Tories into government, thereby dividing them and ending their hopes for revenge by looking for support from abroad. During his reign, James II fought for a broadly tolerant religious settlement under which his co-religionists could prosper—a position anathema to conservative Anglicans. In a word, I believe its true bearing is to reconstruct the seriousness of the language of faith and what I call voiced differences, not as some Golden Age myth but as a continuing if infrequently resorted to resonance in Anglo-American social reflection. Contents: James E. When William the Conqueror won the Battle of Hastings inhe inherited Europe's oldest unitary state.

    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Reviewed by: Religious Identities in Britain, David Allan Religious Identities in Britain, The Augustan Age was the time of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, who imitated those first Augustans and even drew parallels between themselves and the first set. Unlike the French Revolution however philosophically consanguine the American Revolution never hazarded the Gnostic presumption. Clark succeeds in drawing this picture rather more because he succeeds in revealing how extensive was the disorder and the extent of religious contest in England, which in turn enables the reader to imagine how far evangelical principles might advance in the absence of the Revolution. This tight-knit political grouping was opposed by the "Country Whigs", led by Robert Harleywho gradually merged with the Tory opposition in the later s. Edited by William Gibson and Robert G.


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British History 1660-1832 book

Hoadly, for example, is rehabilitated as a less heterodox theologian than has often been supposed; Smalridge's reputed altitudinarianism is reassessed and shown to consist in a great degree of flexibility towards low church interests; Wesley and his Methodist movement emerge as evidence not of Anglican failure but of Anglican vitality; and Warburton is interpreted as an enlightened Newtonian thinker rather than as a violently polemical divine.

Reviewed by William B. In December Lord Carnarvon wrote that "hardly one Tory is left in any place, though never so mean a one". Bolingbroke had not been able to formulate any coherent plans for dealing with the succession; if he thought of proclaiming the son of James II the Pretender king, he made no moves to do so.

Cambridge University Press, p. The proscription on the employment of Tories in government offices ended, which resulted in the Tories dividing into several factions and ceasing to function as a coherent political party.

Wiliam B. Addressing the many and rich connections between political and religious dissent in the long eighteenth century, the volume also acknowledges the work of Professor James E. ISBN 0 1. Even the Whigs ceased to be an identifiable party, and Parliament was dominated by competing political connections, which all proclaimed Whiggish political views, or by independent backbenchers unattached to any particular group.

But the title is seriously misleading. Pfizenmaier; The Bowman affair: latitudinarian theology, anti-clericalism and the limits of orthodoxy in early Hanoverian England, Stephen Taylor; Enlightened thought devised from Biblical principles, Rena Denton; Philip Doddridge and the formation of Calvinistic theology in an era of rationalism and deconfessionalization, Richard A.

The same problem, in a far more intensified degree, informed the trial of Warren Hastings twenty years after the American Revolution. During this time, the Tories fiercely competed with the Whigs for power, and there were frequent Parliamentary elections in which the two parties measured their strength.

As with the Old English periodmuch of the Middle English writings were religious in nature; however, from about onward, secular literature began to rise. His argument presupposes Americans who could not think around more than one important question at a time.

The book deals with all these things. Thomas Carte wrote to the Pretender that "the attempt against the university of Oxford brought them all up at once to town, which nothing else would, and in their zeal on that account, they entered into a sort of coalition with Prince Frederick's party to stand by the university of Oxford, to join in opposing all unconstitutional points, but to be under no obligation to visit Prince Frederick's court, nor unite in other points".

This was to be published in the event of a successful French landing. The House of Commons passed a loyal address by to For some readers, this will make the book a challenge.

In'Liverpool submitted twenty anti-sati petitions compared to fifteen against slavery' p. Forster, and Doris Lessing; the poets W. A series of riots against the coronation of George I and the new Hanoverian-Whig regime in which the mob voiced their support for Jacobitism and local Tory parliamentary candidates led to the Whig government strengthening their power by passing the Riot Actsuspending habeas corpus and increasing the army including by importing 6, Dutch troops.

Investing their existence and actions with national significance for the period before is a problematic exercise, whether in reference to Dublin, Edinburgh, or especially Westminster. For, whilst religion has long enjoyed a central role in the study of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century British history, scholars of religion in the eighteenth century have often felt compelled to prove their subject's worth.

Thus, the constitutional question did not co-opt the religious question. Where others have pronounced relatively vacuously about broad outlook and affiliation, speculating about the construction of national, ethnic and class identities, the authors of the essays in this volume have instead tackled the religious characteristics of a series of individuals, thereby allowing in each case a coherent and revealing picture to emerge of their distinctive experiences, attitudes and ideas.

Eliot, W.From the beliefs of the Jacobite rebels, to the notions of liberty and toleration, to the attitudes to the French Wars, the book makes an unambiguous and forceful statement about the centrality of religion to any proper understanding of British public life between the Restoration and the Reform Bill.

British History – Book. Jan The publication in of J.C. Beckett's The Making of Modern Ireland was a milestone in the modern study of Irish history.

"This excellent book. The changes in typical usage of the various key categories discussed in previous chapters become more pronounced in certain contexts after the late seventeenth century, and the connection with colonies, plantations, and the increasing need for new forms of classification tends to relativize Religion as Christian Truth.

This should not be exaggerated.

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The Scottish Historical Review is the premier journal in the field of Scottish historical studies, covering all periods of Scottish history from the early to the modern, encouraging a variety of historical approaches.

Contributors are regarded as authoritative in their subject area; the pages of the journal are regularly graced by leading Scottish atlasbowling.com: Bob Harris. ALEXANDER MURDOCH is Senior Lecturer in Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and was formerly Researcher for the Scottish Records program of the North Carolina State Archives, USA.

His previous publications include British History (also published by Palgrave Macmillan in the British Studies series). Jonathan Clark is currently Hall Distinguished Professor of British History at the University of Kansas; he was previously a Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and of All Souls College, Oxford, and was a Visiting Professor a the Committee on Social Thought of the University of Chicago.

His best-known book is English Society Read more.