The chapters in this volume celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the seminal work
British Politics in the Age of Anne by looking at how Holmes s writing has influenced later historians in various fields, including ones not directly addresses by Holmes, such as gender, jacobite and urban history.
This volume celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the seminal work
British Politics in the Age of Anne by Geoffrey Holmes
Demonstrates how Holmes s writing has influenced later generations of historians in various fields
Investigates how this 1967 book was established as a masterpiece of historical research and writing and how it quickly became the accepted interpretation of the politics of the early eighteenth century, replacing previous work based on the methodology of Sir Lewis Namier
This new book also shows how topics which Holmes s only touched upon, such as gender, jacobite and urban history, have also been greatly influenced by his work
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