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Andreas Gestrich - The Hanoverian Succession: Dynastic Politics and Monarchical Culture - 9781472437655 - V9781472437655
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The Hanoverian Succession: Dynastic Politics and Monarchical Culture

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Description for The Hanoverian Succession: Dynastic Politics and Monarchical Culture Hardback. Editor(s): Schaich, Michael; Gestrich, Andreas. Num Pages: 301 pages, Includes 6 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DFG; 3JF; 3JH; HBJD; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 242 x 27. Weight in Grams: 718.
The Hanoverian succession of 1714 brought about a 123-year union between Britain and the German electorate of Hanover, ushering in a distinct new period in British history. Under the four Georges and William IV Britain became arguably the most powerful nation in the world with a growing colonial Empire, a muscular economy and an effervescent artistic, social and scientific culture. And yet history has not tended to be kind to the Hanoverians, frequently portraying them as petty-minded and boring monarchs presiding over a dull and inconsequential court, merely the puppets of parliament and powerful ministers. In order both to explain ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
301
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472437655
SKU
V9781472437655
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About Andreas Gestrich
Andreas Gestrich is Director of the German Historical Institute London. His present research interests comprise the history of family, childhood and youth, the history of poverty and poor relief, media history and the social history of religious groups. His publications include, among others, Absolutismus und Öffentlichkeit: Politische Kommunikation in Deutschland zu Beginn des 18. Jahrhunderts (1994), Familie im 19. und ... Read more

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