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A Political History of Modern Europe from the Reformation to the Present Day (Paperback) Loot Price: R555
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A Political History of Modern Europe from the Reformation to the Present Day (Paperback): Ferdinand Schevill

A Political History of Modern Europe from the Reformation to the Present Day (Paperback)

Ferdinand Schevill

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV ENGLAND AND FRANCE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY References: Gardiner, Student's History of England.Parts VIII., LX., pp. 649-819; Green, Short History of the English People, Chapter IX. (beginning Section 7), Chapter X. (Sections 1-3); Terry, History of England, pp. 805-941; Traill, William III.; Perkins, France under Louis XV.; Parkman, Half Century of Conflict; Parkman, Montcalm and Wolfe; Malleson, Dupleix (Rulers of India); also Clive (Rulers of India); Mahan, Influence of Sea Power upon History; Lecky, England in the Eighteenth Century, 8 vols, (a detailed review). Source Readings: Robinson, Readings, Vol. II., Chapter XXXIII. (The English in India and America); Adams and Stephens, Documents, No. 237 (First Mutiny Act), Nos. 240-58 (including Act of Settlement, Act of Union with Scotland, Act of Union with Ireland); Colby, Selections from the Sources, Part VII. The "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 put an end to the Thesignifilong civil wars of England. By supplanting James with Glorious William and Mary, it secured the Protestant religion; by the Revolution Bill of Rights, it brought the king in all respects under the law and added the coping stone to the constitutional monarchy; and by the Toleration Act, it gave the right of worship to Dissenters, and paved the way for religious peace. Protestantism, constitutionalism, and religious peace, these three, are the main pillars of modern England, which may thus be said to have come into being with the advent of William. William throws England into the scale against France. William and Tames in Ireland. For the first few years of his reign William had to secure his throne by fighting. James II. had sought refuge with Louis XIV., and the decision of the French king to espouse the cause of James natur...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Ferdinand Schevill
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-20816-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-20816-7
Barcode: 9781151208163

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