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By Stephen Taylor, Clyve Jones, Richard Connor

Provided in reminiscence of the celebrated historian Philip Lawson, this selection of essays examines the household and colonial heritage of england within the interval among the Hanoverian succession and the early-19th century. starting with historiographical surveys, the contributions pass directly to talk about a few of the concerns on the vanguard of ancient study and controversy: the aristocracy, the British challenge, the political function of ladies, British id, and the issues of empire in either India and the United States.

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