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A Plague of Informers - Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England (Hardcover) Loot Price: R610 Discovery Miles 6 100
A Plague of Informers - Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England (Hardcover): Rachel Weil
A Plague of Informers - Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England (Hardcover): Rachel Weil

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A Plague of Informers - Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England (Hardcover)

Rachel Weil

Series: The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History

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Stories of plots, sham plots, and the citizen-informers who discovered them are at the center of Rachel Weil's compelling study of the turbulent decade following the Revolution of 1688. Most studies of the Glorious Revolution focus on its causes or long-term effects, but Weil instead zeroes in on the early years when the survival of the new regime was in doubt. By encouraging informers, imposing loyalty oaths, suspending habeas corpus, and delaying the long-promised reform of treason trial procedure, the Williamite regime protected itself from enemies and cemented its bonds with supporters, but also put its own credibility at risk.

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Imprint: Yale University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History
Release date: March 2014
First published: 2014
Authors: Rachel Weil
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 978-0-300-17104-4
Barcode: 9780300171044
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > British & Irish history > 1500 to 1700
Books > History > British & Irish history > 1500 to 1700
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LSN: 0-300-17104-8

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