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dc.contributor.authorDew, Ben
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-15T14:18:58Z
dc.date.available2020-12-15T14:18:58Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/44036
dc.description.abstractIn the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, historians of England pioneered a series of new approaches to the history of economic policy. Commerce, finance and statecraft charts the development of these forms of writing and explores the role they played in the period's economic, political and historiographical thought. Through doing so, the book makes a significant intervention in the study of historiography, and provides an original account of early-modern and Enlightenment history. A broad selection of historical writing is discussed, ranging from the work of Francis Bacon and William Camden in the Jacobean era, through a series of accounts shaped by the English Civil War and the party-political conflicts that followed it, to the eighteenth-century's major account of British history: David Hume's History of England. Particular attention is paid to the historiographical context in which historians worked and the various ways they copied, adapted and contested one another's narratives. Such an approach enables the study to demonstrate that historical writing was the site of a wide-ranging, politically charged debate concerning the relationship that existed – and should have existed – between government and commerce at various moments in England’s past.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJD European history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KC Economics::KCZ Economic history
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherEurope
dc.subject.otherGreat Britain
dc.subject.otherGeneral
dc.subject.otherBusiness & Economics
dc.subject.otherEconomic History
dc.titleCommerce, finance and statecraft
dc.title.alternativeHistories of England, 1600–1780
dc.typebook
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virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameManchester University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttps://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/
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virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_nameKnowledge Unlatched
oapen.relation.isbn9781526151605
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oapen.imprintManchester University Press
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