A mad, bad, and dangerous people? : England, 1783-1846 /
|Published:||Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.|
|Series:||The new Oxford history of England
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Table of Contents:
- List of Plates
- List of Figures and Maps
- List of Tables
- 1. England 1783-1846: A Preview
- The Economy: Crisis and Survival
- An Old or New Regime?
- The Politics of Theatre and the Theatre of Politics
- 2. Politics in the Time of Pitt and Fox, 1783-1807
- The Launching of Pitt and the Destruction of Fox
- Party Government or Broad Bottom?
- The French Revolution and Political Realignment
- 'Pitt's Terror'
- Irish Problems
- French Wars
- The Fall of Pitt
- Peace and War
- 3. Pittism and Plutocracy: The Social and Psychological Foundations
- Court Whigs, Country Whigs, and the Conservative Reaction
- Virtuous Economics
- A New Vision of Government
- Class Distinctions and Rentier Capitalism
- The Late Hanoverian Aristocracy: Domination or Accommodation?
- Commerce and the Quasi-Professions
- Business Classes
- Producers and Dealers: The Makings of a Lesser-Middle Class?
- Civic Cultures: A Literary and Philosophical People
- The Evangelical Revival
- Slavery and National Mission: The Politics of Virtue
- The Politics of Pittism: Rhetoric and Reality
- 4. Politics in the Time of Liverpool and Canning, 1807-1827
- The Development of Two-Party Politics?
- The Narrative Resumed: All-Out Warfare
- Liberation and Liberalism
- Victory, the Second Empire, and a Mistaken Case of National Identity
- 'A Malady of Peace': The Foundations of Monetary Policy
- Rethinking the Corn Laws
- The Squires' Revolt
- 'Never a Controversial Cabinet': Lord Liverpool's System of Politics
- The Reshuffle of 1821-1823 and the Origins of Cabinet Government
- Divided Cabinets: Foreign and Economic Policies
- 5. Ruling Ideologies
- 'A Love of System'
- Liberal Toryism versus High Toryism
- Natural Theology in a Fallen World
- The Paradoxes of Political Economy
- Philosophic Whiggism
- The Status of Women and Ideas about Gender
- 6. The Crisis of the Old Order, 1827-1832
- Coalition and the Canningite Flame
- The Goderich File
- The First Blow: Test and Corporation Act Repeal
- The Second Blow: Catholic Emancipation
- The Emancipation of Peel
- Money and the Millennium
- Ultra Tory Backlash
- The Fall of the Pittite Regime
- The Struggle for Reform
- A Middle-Class Bill, or a case of Landed Reaction?
- Appendix 6.1. The Status of the Borough Freeholders
- Appendix 6.2. Split Voting, Straight Voting, and Plumping
- 7. Contesting Mechanical Philosophy
- The Evolutionary Moment: The Scientific Threat to Belief
- From Romantic Science to Peelite Compromise
- From Unitarianism to Liberal Anglicanism
- The Oxford Movement
- The Middle Ages, the 'Olden Time', and Ideas of Nation
- From Romanticism to Socialism
- 8. Politics in the Time of Melbourne and Peel, 1833-1846
- From Reform to Repeal: The Narrative Resumed
- The Analysis Resumed: Party Politics without Parties
- The Politics of Militant Dissent
- Clouds in the West
- Towards Free Trade: 'Mighty Athlete' or 'Wounded Giant'?
- Towards the Pax Britannica
- Imperial Onset
- 9. The Condition and Reconditioning of England
- Social Crisis
- The Origins of Social Policy
- 'System, Method, Science, Economy': Defining the Liberal State
- Class and Community
- Mad Metropolis
- 10. Afterwards: 'There are No Barbarians Any Longer'
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