George III : king and politicians, 1760-1770

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  • University press scholarship online.
Published
  • Manchester, England : Manchester University Press 2018, 2002
Physical description
1 online resource (ix, 262 pages) : digital file(s).
ISBN
  • 9781526137395
  • 9781417590575
  • 1417590572
  • 9781847790569
  • 1847790569
  • 9781280719578
  • 1280719575
  • 9781781700310
  • 1781700311
  • 9786610719570
  • 6610719578
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • First published: 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [242]-254) and index.
  • Other format: Also available in print form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, England : Manchester University Press, 2018.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat or other PDF reader (latest version recommended), Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Review/s: Francis O'Gorman, American historical review, Vol. 109, no. 4 (Octoner 2004), 1310-1311.
  • Print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; 1 The parameters of politics; 2 The political scenario in 1760; 3 Pitt and Newcastle (1760-1762): war and peace; 4 The Bute ministry (1762-1763): peace and cider; 5 The Grenville ministry (1763-1765): Wilkes and America; 6 The first Rockingham ministry (1765-1766): the Stamp Act Crisis; 7 The Chatham ministry I. The year of Charles Townshend (1766-1767): India and America; 8 The Chatham ministry II. Grafton as caretaker (1767-1768): political re-alignments; 9 The Grafton ministry (1768-1770): the Middlesex Election and the Townshend Duties Crisis
  • 10 George III, Lord North and the defeat of 'faction' (1770)11 Conclusion: factions or parties?; Bibliography; Index
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  • Biography.
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  • Electronic books.
  • History
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Language
  • English
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Summary

  • George III was a high-profile character in British history around whom rages a perennial dispute over his aims: did he seek to restore royal power or merely exercise his constitutional rights? This chronological survey covers the first ten years of his reign of power politics and policy-making.
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