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By Lawrence Stone

The learn of eighteenth century historical past has been remodeled through the writings of John Brewer, and so much lately, with The Sinews of Power, he challenged the imperative techniques of British historical past. Brewer argues that the ability of the British country elevated dramatically while it was once compelled to pay the prices of struggle in defence of her starting to be empire. In An Imperial kingdom at War, edited by way of Lawrence Stone (himself no stranger to controversy), the top historians of the eighteenth century positioned the Brewer thesis below the highlight. Like the Sinews of Power itself, this can be a significant enhance within the research of Britain's first empire.

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