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Uniting the Kingdom? : the making of British history / edited by Alexander Grant and Keith J. Stringer.

Contributor(s): Grant, Alexander | Stringer, K. J. (Keith John)Material type: TextTextPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995. Description: 1 online resource (x, 310 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0203288408; 9780203288405; 020343482X; 9780203434826; 9780415130417; 0415130417Subject(s): Great Britain -- Historiography | Great Britain -- History | Grande-Bretagne -- Historiographie | Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire | HISTORY | Historiography | Great Britain | Einigung | Geschichte | Kongress | Großbritannien | Eenwording | Nationale identiteit | Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland | Identité collective -- Grande-Bretagne -- Congrès | Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- Congrès | Grande-Bretagne -- Historiographie | Great Britain HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History. | Geschiedenis (vorm) | Congressen (vorm) Additional physical formats: Print version:: Uniting the Kingdom?.DDC classification: 941 LOC classification: DA1 | .U57 1995ebOther classification: 15.70 | NK 1057 | NK 2100 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Foreword / P.K. O'Brien -- Introduction : the enigma of British history / Alexander Grant and Keith Stringer -- British history as a 'new subject' : politics, perspectives and prospects / David Cannadine -- The United Kingdom of England : the Anglo-Saxon achievement / James Campbell Foundations of a disunited kingdom / John GIllingham -- Overlordship and reaction, c.1200-c.1450 / Robin Frame -- Scottish foundations : thirteenth-century perspectives / Keith Stringer ; Late medieval contributions / Alexander Grant -- The high road from Scotland : Stewarts and Tudors in the mid-sixteenth century / Marcus Merriman ; One king, two kingdoms / Jenny Wormald -- Composite monarchies in early modern Europe : the British and Irish example / Conrad Russell -- Irish, Scottish and Welsh responses to centralisation, c.1530-c.1640 : a comparative perspective / Nicholas Canny -- Three kingdoms and one commonwealth? : the enigma on mid-seventeenth-century Britain and Ireland / John Morrill.
Varieties of Britishness : Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the Hanoverian state / S.J. Connolly -- A nation defined by Empire, 1755-1776 / P.J. Marshall -- Englishness and Britishness : national identities, c.1790-c.1870 / Eric Evans -- An imperial and multinational polity : the 'scene from the centre', 1832-1922 / Keith Robbins -- Letting go : the Conservative Party and the end of the union with Ireland / John Turner -- How united is the modern United Kingdom / David Marquand -- Conclusion : contingency, identity, sovereignty / J.G.A. Pocock.
Summary: A group of Britain's most prestigious historians assemble to explore the formation of the UK, its history and its identity. Traditional regional and chronological frontiers are broken down as mediev- alists, modernists and early modernists debate.
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Foreword / P.K. O'Brien -- Introduction : the enigma of British history / Alexander Grant and Keith Stringer -- British history as a 'new subject' : politics, perspectives and prospects / David Cannadine -- The United Kingdom of England : the Anglo-Saxon achievement / James Campbell Foundations of a disunited kingdom / John GIllingham -- Overlordship and reaction, c.1200-c.1450 / Robin Frame -- Scottish foundations : thirteenth-century perspectives / Keith Stringer ; Late medieval contributions / Alexander Grant -- The high road from Scotland : Stewarts and Tudors in the mid-sixteenth century / Marcus Merriman ; One king, two kingdoms / Jenny Wormald -- Composite monarchies in early modern Europe : the British and Irish example / Conrad Russell -- Irish, Scottish and Welsh responses to centralisation, c.1530-c.1640 : a comparative perspective / Nicholas Canny -- Three kingdoms and one commonwealth? : the enigma on mid-seventeenth-century Britain and Ireland / John Morrill.

Varieties of Britishness : Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the Hanoverian state / S.J. Connolly -- A nation defined by Empire, 1755-1776 / P.J. Marshall -- Englishness and Britishness : national identities, c.1790-c.1870 / Eric Evans -- An imperial and multinational polity : the 'scene from the centre', 1832-1922 / Keith Robbins -- Letting go : the Conservative Party and the end of the union with Ireland / John Turner -- How united is the modern United Kingdom / David Marquand -- Conclusion : contingency, identity, sovereignty / J.G.A. Pocock.

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A group of Britain's most prestigious historians assemble to explore the formation of the UK, its history and its identity. Traditional regional and chronological frontiers are broken down as mediev- alists, modernists and early modernists debate.

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