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Europe and the Making of England, 1660-1760

By: Tony Claydon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018605

ISBN: 0521850045

Condition: Brand New


Wide-ranging and original re-interpretation of English history and national identity during the vital century (1660–1760) in which the country emerged as the leading world power and developed its peculiarly free political culture. Disputing the insular and xenophobic image of the English in the period, and denying that this was an age of secularisation, Tony Claydon demonstrates instead the country's active participation in a 'protestant international' and its deep attachment to a European 'Christendom'. He shows how these outward-looking identities shaped key developments by generating a pr... View more info