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Historiography of Britain 1650-1750

Steve Pincus, 1688; The First Modern Revolution (2009) here

Alan Houston and Steve Pincus, A Nation Transformed: England after the Restoration (2001), introduction pp. 1-19 here

Tim Harris, Revolution: The Great Crisis of the Britih Monarchy 1685-1720 (2006) here

Laurence Klein, 'Politeness and the Interpretation of the British Eighteenth Century', The Historical Journal, 45, 4 (2002) review article here

Brendan Simms, Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire, 1714-1783 (Allen Lane: London, 2007), 44-106, 227-73, 307-54. Electronic version of extracts here

Tony Claydon, Europe and the Making of England 1660-1760, (CUP 2007), Introduction. Electronic version here

Hannah Smith, “The Idea of a Protestant Monarchy in Britain, 1714-1760,” Past & Present, 185 (2004), 91-118. This is available electronically at

Mike Braddick, 'State Formation and the Historiography of Early Modern England', History Compass (2004) here

Joad Raymond, 'Seventeenth Century Print Culture', History Compass (2004) here



































































































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