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English : a history of politics and society to 1760.

Norman F. Cantor

English : a history of politics and society to 1760.

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman F. Cantor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination526 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15309663M
    LC Control Number67017891

    At the heart of this study is a proposed paradox: aristocratic English freethinkers who doubted the veracity of Scripture and revealed religion nevertheless found both necessary for an ordered society. Factory work depended on labour mobility, the installation of new machinery and the allocation of workers to specialised tasks. Improved material circumstances in industrialising parts of the nation explain the trend towards earlier and more extensive marriage and larger families. Published inSaid's work is a landmark in post-colonial studies. They jointly constitute one of the unifying themes of the book, yet the problems are scattered across many chapters, in many differing contexts. Postwar ties together the histories of over 40 European nations, both Eastern and Western, in a grand narrative that also serves as a history of the development of the European Union.

    British oceanic enterprise provided the shipping, commerce, settlers and entrepreneurs that held these far-flung territories together. And this is precisely how the theory was useful to Chaudhuri. Ellenzweig argues, in classical writers, who similarly viewed religion as a necessary fiction. India and the Indian Ocean.

    Still, because of the importance of preaching, the Puritans placed a premium on a learned ministry. Their writings on toleration and the ways in which they were connected make a good start. Chimneys and glass windows become common. Brilliantly written, it stands on its own merits and has not been outdated by new discoveries or research.


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English : a history of politics and society to 1760. book

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The text compares the causes and severity of famines, for example from Ireland in the s to Bengal in the s. Economic Journal. While Chaudhuri used systems theory, others Anderson et. Nearly people are burned to death for heresy. The squalid, dangerous and oppressive conditions of many of the new Victorian factories and the surrounding communities which rose to service them became important issues of discontent, and the workers began to form trade unions to get their working conditions addressed.

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For Dickens, only a few years later, the poor were his main subject, as he had partly suffered their fate.The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics is perhaps the most sophisticated attempt to roundly criticize the Western-centric way history is taught in most countries.

Indeed, in the vast majority of public schools around the world, Western history takes the center stage along with local history. Readers should also consult the more satisfactory treatment of Bayle and Locke on toleration by Jonathan Israel: Enlightenment Contested (Oxford, ), pp.

– Victor Nuovo Middlebury College SARAH ELLENZWEIG. The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, – Stanford: Stanford, Author: Anna Battigelli. Feb 01,  · Jeremy Gregory, The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, –, by Sarah Ellenzweig, The English Historical Sarah Ellenzweig’s important book intriguingly, and successfully, links these two positions by exploring the ways in which certain free-thinkers in late seventeenth- and Author: Jeremy Gregory.

CANTOR, NORMAN FRANK (–), medieval historian. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Cantor graduated from the University of Manitoba inafter which he moved to the U.S.

He received a master's degree and Ph.D. from Princeton University and became a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. Buy History books from hildebrandsguld.com today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate An informative and at times entertaining read. Cantor writes clearly and concisely about complex historical issues, quoting at length contemporary sources, and engaging with diverse theories with respect for multiple arguments.

A must-read for any Englishman looking to learn about his past and his identity.4/5(1).