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By Bob Harris

Harris provides a brand new photo of political existence in mid-eighteenth-century Britain. Drawing on loads of unique fabric, the publication argues that British politics and political tradition in that interval have usually been poorly understood via overemphasis on "stability." utilizing a thematic process, it truly reconstructs a political international during which very important concerns persevered to workout the minds and feelings of these who made up the modern "political nation," a gaggle that integrated way over a handful of politicians who competed for nationwide office.

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