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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": digests of various sources collected in the production of the book for sections on "Liberty, Sovereignty, and the Civil War", "The First British Empire", "Character of the People in the Age of Shakespeare", "Scotland and Ireland up to 1760", "Tory and Whig England (1660-1742)", "Party and Cabinet Government, 1660-1782", "World Power, 1689-1763", "Protestants and Puritans", "Commerce, Sea Power, and Discovery", "Language and Literature till the Birth of Shakespeare", "The New State", "The Laws of America, 1775-83", "America 1763-74", "The New Age, 1760-1792", and "The Industrial Revolution, Phase 1"., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/442A-D

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Includes typed digests or pages from sources including: [Samuel] Gardiner's "Cromwell's Place in History" and "History of England, 1603-1642", Basil Williams' "The British Empire" and "The Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham", Hugh Egerton's "A Short History of British Colonial Policy", G L Beer's "The Old Colonial System", "The Cambridge Modern History", Edward Channing's "A History of the United States", Charles Andrews' "The Colonial Period of American History", [Peter] Hume Brown's "History of Scotland", "History of Ireland in the 18th Century", David Ogg's "England in the Reign of Charles II", [Paul] Vaucher's "Robert Walpole et la Politique de Fleury", [William] Lecky's "A History of England in the 18th Century", Henry Hallam's "Constitutional History of England", Edward Turner's "Cabinet Council of England, 1622-1784", [George] Veitch's "The Genesis of Parliamentary Reform", Josef Redlich's "The Procedure of the House of Commons", "Cambridge History of British Foreign Policy" edited by Sir [Adolphus] Ward and [George] Gooch, [James] Williamson's "A Short History of British Expansion", George Wrong's "The Fall of Canada", Julian Corbett's "England in the Seven Years' War" and "Drake and the Tudor Navy", a 1937 article by WSC entitled "A Reign of Splendour" on Queen Anne, [Joseph] Tanner's "Tudor Constitutional Documents", J E Neale's "Queen Elizabeth", [Ephraim] Lipson's "The Economic History of England", [Raymond] Chambers on language and literature, [Sir William] Holdsworth's "History of English Law", Anthony Froude's "Henry the Eighth", Kenneth Pickthorn's "Early Tudor Government", Conyers Read's "Mr Secretary Walsingham and the Policy of Queen Elizabeth", "The Works of Edmund Burke", "American History Told by Contemporaries" edited by Albert Hart, [John Fiske's] "The Critical Period of American History", a 1934 article from "History" by [Robert] Humphreys, [Henry] Carless Davis' "The Age of Grey and Peel", "A Short Life of William Pitt" (1925), J R Green's "Pitt's Years of Peace" from "History of the English People", Elie Halevy's "A History of the English People in 1815", [William] Cunningham's "The Growth of English Industry and Commerce", and [Hugh] Meredith's "Economic History of England".With annotations by individuals including: [William Deakin] and [Keith Feiling].


  • Creation: [1938] - [1945]

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