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310 pages
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (June 2021)
ISBN-13 9781905816675
ISBN-10 1905816677
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Eighteenth-Century Studies
Political Science
Partisan Politics
Looking for Consensus in Eighteenth-Century Towns
by Jon Rosebank

New understandings of the middle order and of the post-1688 English Parliament have shifted the focus from Westminster to the constituencies in the study of eighteenth-century politics. It was the towns, show more

   about the author

Jon Rosebank took the top first in Modern History at Oxford, becoming Fellow of New College. He then wrote, produced and directed history documentaries for BBC and Channel 4, combining filmmaking with teaching show more
   table of contents

List of Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Introduction-a new understanding of towns and their politics
The perspective of the middling sort
Local government
Resistance to interference

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"... written with exceptional clarity and verve, such that it makes its academic points in a very accessible way"
Jonathan Barry, Emeritus Professor of Early Modern History at Exeter University
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