The British Isles and the War of American Independence (BOK)

Stephen Conway

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This book examines a hitherto neglected aspect of the War of American Independence, providing the first wide- ranging account of the impact of this eighteenth-century conflict upon the politics, economy, society, and culture of the British Isles. The author examines the level of military participation - which was much greater than is usually appreciated - and explores the war's effects on subjects as varied as parliamentary reform, religious toleration, and attitudes to empire. The book casts new light upon recent debate about the war-waging efficiency of the British state and the role of war in the creation of a sense of 'Britishness'. The thematic chapters are supplemented by local case-studies of six very different communities the length and breadth of the British Isles.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2002 Forfatter Stephen Conway
Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780199254552
Antall sider 420 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 545 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Military history