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An Enlightenment statesman in Whig Britain

Nigel Aston

An Enlightenment statesman in Whig Britain

Lord Shelburne in context, 1737-1805

by Nigel Aston

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Published by The Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nigel Aston and Clarissa Campbell Orr
    SeriesStudies in early modern cultural, political and social history -- v. 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA512.L3 E55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25151740M
    ISBN 101843836300
    ISBN 109781843836308
    LC Control Number2011275250
    OCLC/WorldCa663952869

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      Almost four centuries after the events that provoked it, the most expensive and protracted case in legal history is finally staggering towards an end. In many ways, it beggars belief that the Stuart family would want to return to Britain, let alone sue for damages after so many old passions run deep, and we remain a nation haunted by the memories of the conflict that once tore us. The Enlightenment, known in French as the Siècle des Lumières (or Century of Lights), was a high period of intellectual proliferation in the domains of art and science. Many ideas put out by Enlightenment thinkers paved the way for how we perceive the world today. Here are ten of the greatest minds who marked the 18th century.

    The Rockingham Whigs claimed the mantle of "Old Whigs", as the purported successors of the party of the Pelhams and the great Whig families. With such noted intellectuals as Edmund Burke behind them, the Rockingham Whigs laid out a philosophy which for the first time extolled the virtues of faction, or at least their into: Liberal Party. Back to Article page Out of this World David Armitage Utopia by Thomas More, edited by George Logan, Robert M. Adams and Clarence Miller Cambridge, pp, £, February , ISBN 0 9 Utopias of the British Enlightenment edited by Gregory Claeys Cambridge, pp, £, July , ISBN 0 4.


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