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How was Great Britain made? And what has it meant at different times to be British?
Born in Britain, Linda Colley has taught and written on history and current events on both sides of the Atlantic. Previously at Cambridge, Yale and the London School of Economics, she is now Shelby M. C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University.
Table of Contents
|Britons Re-visited||p. xi|
|A less than united kingdom||p. 11|
|The struggles of God's elect||p. 19|
|Jerusalem the golden||p. 30|
|A polity by force of faith||p. 44|
|Land, trade, war and empire||p. 56|
|Jacobitism and the economics of loyalty||p. 72|
|Investing in the nation||p. 86|
|The price of it all||p. 99|
|New landmarks||p. 103|
|John Wilkes and Englishness||p. 105|
|A Scottish empire?||p. 118|
|America and the revolution in British sensibilities||p. 134|
|Crisis of an order||p. 152|
|The making of the British ruling class||p. 158|
|The cultural reconstruction of an elite||p. 167|
|Heroes of their own epic||p. 180|
|A royal culture confined||p. 200|
|Why George III was different||p. 209|
|The mechanics of royal celebration||p. 221|
|Meanings and magic||p. 233|
|Beating against the bonds of womanhood||p. 244|
|War and the sexes||p. 256|
|Making separate spheres work for women||p. 268|
|A woman's place is in the nation||p. 278|
|A nation in arms||p. 292|
|Who was willing to fight?||p. 297|
|The private reasons why||p. 306|
|The politics of popular commitment||p. 315|
|Catholic emancipation and division||p. 330|
|Parliamentary reform and compromise||p. 341|
|Slavery, freedom and consensus||p. 357|
|A nation redefined and undefined||p. 368|
|The Geography of Loyalty in 1745||p. 386|
|Men at Arms throughout Great Britain, May 1804||p. 388|
|Volunteers and their Chosen Sphere of Action in 1798||p. 391|
|Photograph Acknowledgements||p. 426|
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