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6. Restoration Monarchy

6. Restoration Monarchy  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
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
1. Revolution and its Repercussions

1. Revolution and its Repercussions  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
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. The charter as totem and as artefact

6. The charter as totem and as artefact  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0007
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9780199582877
‘The charter as totem and as artefact’ explores the ways in which Magna Carta has been used in the centuries after its creation. Magna Carta's role in the power struggle between Parliament ... More
1. The revolutionary Constitution

1. The revolutionary Constitution  

David J. Bodenhamer

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190865689
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195378320.003.0001
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chapter
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9780195378320
The American Revolution was a radical event that redefined ideas of sovereignty, liberty, equality, representation, and power. It also recast how men and women related to each other within ... More
4. Impacts and legacies

4. Impacts and legacies  

William Doyle

in Aristocracy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191776908
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199206780.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199206780
‘Impacts and legacies’ shows how aristocrats influenced the rest of society. They both expected and received deference from their social inferiors. In economic terms, they supported sectors ... More
7. Endpiece

7. Endpiece  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
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
18. ‘Villa Tories’: The Conservative Resurgence

18. ‘Villa Tories’: The Conservative Resurgence  

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/9780192853981.003.0018
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9780192853981
‘”Villa Tories”: The Conservative Resurgence’ examines the impact on politics of the re-emergence of the Conservative Party as an electoral force. The Reform Act of 1867 made it possible ... More
4. The Civil Wars

4. The Civil Wars  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0004
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9780192854001
‘The Civil Wars’ shows the country's gradual drift into the First Civil War. Parliament's victory came not through military factors — both sides professionalized their armies — but because ... More
3. The nation as social relation

3. The nation as social relation  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192840981
‘The nation as social relation’ explores the social relation aspects of nation. Social relations can be thought of as ‘tools’ for nation building, but while tools have an objective physical ... More
4. How secondary EU law is made

4. How secondary EU law is made  

Anthony Arnull

in European Union Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
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May 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814259
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749981.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198749981
The EU has a number of law-making procedures, which seek to reconcile swirling national, institutional, and political rivalries. Like all legislation, the measures they generate represent ... More
1. Politics and government

1. Politics and government  

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/9780199230792.003.0002
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9780199230792
‘Politics and government’ looks at the three main groupings of peoples on the land mass that is now Britain, when these peoples were conquered, and by whom, and the chronology of the Wars ... More
7. Whither British politics?

7. Whither British politics?  

Tony Wright

in British Politics: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780191866210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198827320.003.0007
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9780198827320
The future shape of British politics is impossible to predict. ‘Whither British politics?’ explores what happens when representative democracy collides with direct democracy and ... More
3. Secondary EU law

3. Secondary EU law  

Anthony Arnull

in European Union Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
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May 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814259
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749981.003.0004
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9780198749981
A novel feature of the Treaties was that they created institutions distinct from the Member States with the capacity to make law. Such law is known as the secondary law of the EU. It is ... More
3. How the EU is governed

3. How the EU is governed  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846601
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198808855.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198808855
The EU has major economic and environmental powers, and is increasingly active in foreign policy, defence, and internal security. ‘How the EU is governed’ asks: how is this power used and ... More
Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

John Morrill

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.001.0001
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book
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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
3. The Early Stuarts

3. The Early Stuarts  

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/9780192854001.003.0003
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9780192854001
‘The Early Stuarts’ argues that Civil War seemed a remote prospect under James I. He was a visionary monarch whose ambitions as a Christian king failed and whose personal affairs caused ... 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 Rise of Robinocracy

2. The Rise of Robinocracy  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0002
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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
3. Parliamentary government

3. Parliamentary government  

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/9780199697694.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199697694
‘Parliamentary government’ considers how Parliament became the ‘mirror of the nation’ and the nature of its role today. Initially created by the will of the monarch, Parliament became an ... More
5. Civil liberty

5. Civil liberty  

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/9780199697694.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199697694
‘Civil liberty’ looks at how rights and liberties have been guaranteed by the constitution. Blackstone divided liberty into three categories: personal security, personal liberty, and ... More

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