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The Anointed, the Appointed, and the Elected: Governance of the British Empire, 1689–1784

Ian K. Steele

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Whether through benign Whiggery or the tyranny of entrenched élites, the governance of the disparate kingdoms, companies, and colonies of the British Empire was not seriously challenged during the ... More


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