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Britannia 1066-1884 From Medieval Absolutism to the Birth of Freedom under Constitutional Monarchy, Limited Suffrage, and the Rule of Law

Author: Charles K Rowley; Bin Wu
Publisher: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014
Series: Studies in public choice, 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an analytic history of Britannia (first England and Wales and then Great Britain) over eight hundred years of political turmoil, intermingled with economic stagnation, followed by the engine of the industrial revolution. The book draws on economics, political science, public choice, philosophy and the law to probe in depth into the evolution of Britannia from an impoverished feudal and then  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles K Rowley; Bin Wu
ISBN: 9783319046846 3319046845 3319046837 9783319046839
OCLC Number: 981001619
Description: XI, 165 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Modern Tools for Analytical History: Economics,Political Science, Public Choice, Philosophy, and the Law.- The Evolution ofAbsolutism in Medieval England: 1066-1485.- The Tudor Dynasty: PerfectingAbsolutism in the Era of the Renaissance and the Reformation, 1485-1603.- TheStuart and the Cromwell Doom: The Hinge of Fate for Absolutist Autocrats,1603-1688.- The Seventeenth Century Philosophical Divide: Unity versus Liberty.-The Demise of the Divine Right of Kings, the Decline of Monarchic Power, andthe Rise of Parliament, 1689-1775.- Hugo Grotius, John Locke and Cato'sLetters: Evolution of Philosophy from the Glorious Revolution to the AmericanRevolution.- Freedoms Flourish under Constitutional Monarchy, Limited Suffrage, Laissez-Faire Capitalism, FreeTrade, and the Rule of Law, 1776-1884.- The Zenith of Classical LiberalPhilosophy in Britannia: From the Scottish Enlightenment to John Stuart Mill.
Series Title: Studies in public choice, 30.
Responsibility: Charles K. Rowley [aut]; Bin Wu [aut]

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