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16. Pomp and Circumstance

16. Pomp and Circumstance  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0016
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chapter
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9780192853981
‘Pomp and Circumstance’ addresses the enduring importance of the aristocracy. They remained the dominant force in Westminster politics and officered the army. Aristocrats augmented their ... More
1. Revolution and its Repercussions

1. Revolution and its Repercussions  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0001
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chapter
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9780192853998
‘Revolution and its Repercussions’ deals with the aftermath and impact of the Glorious Revolution. The need to legitimize the deposition of James II led parliament to declare a de facto ... More
6. Restoration Monarchy

6. Restoration Monarchy  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192854001
‘Restoration monarchy’ traces parliament's attempts to limit the power of the restored monarchy. James II's absolutist tendencies led to his deposition and a new, more enduring settlement ... More
3. The later medieval empirethe emergence of the Habsburgs

3. The later medieval empire: the emergence of the Habsburgs  

Joachim Whaley

in The Holy Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191811241
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198748762.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198748762
After the post-Hohenstaufen era, two decades of weak kings were followed by several dynasties competing for the German crown before the Habsburgs emerged dominant in the 15th century. ... More
6. Æthelred and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy

6. Æthelred and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy  

John Blair

in The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776571
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854032.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192854032
The following two reigns after Eadgar would show that there were many limitations to West Saxon kingship of England. Edward ‘the Martyr’ lasted just a short while before being replaced ... More
Conclusion: The lessons of history

Conclusion: The lessons of history  

Rab Houston

in Scotland: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777059
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199230792.003.0009
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9780199230792
‘Conclusion: The lessons of history’ asks What are the implications of the past for Scotland's future? One of the most obvious answers to this question is that Scots retain a deeply ... More
The Holy Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction

The Holy Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction  

Joachim Whaley

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191811241
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198748762.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198748762
The Holy Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction outlines the fascinating thousand-year history of the Holy Roman Empire from 800 to 1806, and its legacy for the two centuries ... More
7. Endpiece

7. Endpiece  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0007
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9780192853998
The ‘Endpiece’ reviews the situation of Britain on the eve of the French Revolution. Disillusioned reformers would see the triumph of George III as a constitutional setback and might feel ... More
3. Freedom and community

3. Freedom and community  

Peter Singer

in Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775468
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801975.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192801975
‘Freedom and community’ examines Hegel's concept of freedom. The aim is to show that whatever Hegel's motivation, his thinking on the subject should be taken seriously. Hegel's concern is ... More
2. Government and Law

2. Government and Law  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192854001
‘Government and Law’ shows how, despite the government's limited financial resources, fiscal innovations — particularly in indirect taxation — allowed them to balance the budget by the end ... More
2. Writing the constitution

2. Writing the constitution  

Martin Loughlin

in The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778445
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199697694.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199697694
‘Writing the constitution’ looks at how the British have thought about their constitution. At the heart of this lies an antagonism between liberty and authority. A state of liberty believed ... More
Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

John Morrill

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854001
Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction sets the Revolution in its political, religious, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural contexts. It gives an account of the ... More

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