Britannia 1066-1884: From Medieval Absolutism to the Birth by Charles K. Rowley,Bin Wu PDF

By Charles K. Rowley,Bin Wu

This e-book bargains an analytic heritage of Britannia (first England and Wales after which nice Britain) over 8 hundred years of political turmoil, intermingled with financial stagnation, by way of the engine of the commercial revolution. The booklet attracts on economics, political technology, public selection, philosophy and the legislation to probe extensive into the evolution of Britannia from an impoverished feudal after which post-feudal autocracy right into a constitutional monarchy with restricted suffrage that supplied the fulcrum for business and advertisement luck, making Britannia, via 1884, the richest kingdom, in line with capita, in the world. The ebook demanding situations head-on the Whiggist liberal thought of Macaulay and Trevelyan that the trail from oppression to freedom used to be one among unimpeded development. between its novel beneficial properties, the e-book attracts upon the dictator’s instruction manual, as modeled through Bueno de Mesquita and Alistair Smith to guage the interval of various autocracy, 1066-1688. The booklet attracts upon sleek public selection conception and criminal historical past to judge the delicate, corrupt constitutional monarchy that oversaw the preliminary part of post-Glorious Revolution Britannia, 1689-1775. At every one level, the philosophical conflict among those that sought order and team spirit and those that sought person liberty is meticulously defined. The publication attracts at the contributions of the Scottish Enlightenment (Hume, Ferguson and Smith) and of classical liberal philosophy (John Stuart Mill) to provide an explanation for the ultimate vault of Britannia from a susceptible and corrupt to a strong and sought after constitutional monarchy grounded at the rule of legislations, over the interval 1776-1884.

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