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"Ladies are often very good scaffolding" : women and politics in the age of Anne

Chalus, E (2009) '"Ladies are often very good scaffolding" : women and politics in the age of Anne.' In: Jones, C, ed. British politics in the age of Holmes : Geoffrey Holmes' s 'British Politics in the Age of Anne': 40 years on. Wiley-Blackwell for the Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust, Chichester. ISBN 9781405193344

Abstract

The chapters in this volume celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the seminal work British Politics in the Age of Anne by looking at how Holmes’s writing has influenced later historians in various fields, including ones not directly addresses by Holmes, such as gender, jacobite and urban history. •This volume celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the seminal work British Politics in the Age of Anne by Geoffrey Holmes •Demonstrates how Holmes’s writing has influenced later generations of historians in various fields •Investigates how this 1967 book was established as a masterpiece of historical research and writing and how it quickly became the accepted interpretation of the politics of the early eighteenth century, replacing previous work based on the methodology of Sir Lewis Namier •This new book also shows how topics which Holmes’s only touched upon, such as gender, jacobite and urban history, have also been greatly influenced by his work

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: Holmes, Geoffrey, 1928- — British politics in the age of Anne.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 08:58
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:29
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/597
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