Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837 by Linda Colley

By Linda Colley

How was once nice Britain made? And what does it suggest to be British? This magnificent and seminal e-book examines how a extra cohesive British kingdom used to be invented after 1707 and the way this new nationwide id used to be nurtured via warfare, faith, exchange, and empire. Lavishly illustrated and strong, Britons continues to be an enormous contribution to our figuring out of Britain’s prior, and maintains to steer ongoing controversies approximately this polity’s survival and destiny. This version comprises an in depth new preface by way of the author.

 

“A sweeping survey, . . . evocatively illustrated and engagingly written.”—Harriet Ritvo, New York instances booklet overview

 

“Challenging, attention-grabbing, tremendously good informed.”—John Barrell, London assessment of Books

 

“Linda Colley writes with readability and grace...Her stimulating publication might be, and merits to be influential”—E. P. Thompson, Dissent

 

Linda Colley is Shelby M. C. Davis 1958 Professor of historical past at Princeton University.

Winner of the Wolfson heritage Prize

A New York instances Notable Book

 

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