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7. British America

7. British America  

Alan Taylor

in Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365876
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766239.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766239
Initially, the English monarch didn't exercise much power over his colonists entrusting colonization to private interests licensed by royal charters. ‘British America’ looks at the changing ... More
The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael S. Neiberg

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190645014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190644987.001.0001
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book
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9780190644987
Signed on June 28, 1919, between Germany and the principal Allied powers, the Treaty of Versailles formally ended World War I. Problematic from the very beginning, the treaty was seen even ... More
2. The Rise of Robinocracy

2. The Rise of Robinocracy  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192853998
‘The Rise of Robinocracy’ describes the establishment of the Hanoverian regime and the Whig system. The failure of the Jacobite rising of 1715 left the new dynasty secure and able to forge ... More
5. The Politics of Protest

5. The Politics of Protest  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0005
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chapter
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9780192853998
‘The Politics of Protest’ considers the nature of politics of the mid-eighteenth century. Superficially, there were few changes to the character of politics, but there was a growing ... More
Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Langford

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.001.0001
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book
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9780192853998
Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction spans the period from the aftermath of the Revolution of 1688 to Pitt the Younger's defeat in his attempts at ... More
2. The origins of the Cold War in Europe, 1945–50

2. The origins of the Cold War in Europe, 1945–50  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192801784
‘Origins of the Cold War in Europe, 1945–50’ focuses on the fragile alliance formed between the USA and USSR during the war, and its inevitable breakdown in the following years. Both ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Linda Woodhead

in Christianity: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780943
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687749
Christianity has endured longer than the greatest empires and had more influence than the grandest cultural achievements. Its texts still shape lives and many of its institutions still ... More
2. The laying of the foundations (to 1781)

2. The laying of the foundations (to 1781)  

Nicholas Boyle

in German Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776892
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199206599.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199206599
‘The laying of the foundations (to 1781)’ explains how, from the middle of the thirteenth century, the social and political tensions were becoming apparent that were to determine the ... More

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