Rate this book

Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction(Very Short Introductions 22)

by Paul Langford
languge
English
genre
publisher
series
While the rest of eighteenth century Europe was embroiled in revolution and unrest, Britain embarked on an era of comparative calm and stability. Two attempts by the Stuarts to reclaim the throne were easily put down, not through the power of the British military, but through the general apathy of the British people, who were just not in the mood to join in the rebellions