George III : king and politicians, 1760-1770

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.
  • 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
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  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • 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.

George III : king and politicians 1760–1770

Published
  • [S.l.] : Manchester University Press 2002
Physical description
273 p.
ISBN
  • 0719064287
  • 0719064295
  • 9780719064289
  • 9781847790569
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • George III: king and politicians 1760–1770 -- 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.
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • English

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