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Making the Empire Work

London and American Interest Groups, 1690–1790

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$93.00 • £74.95 • €83.50

ISBN 9780674543188

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Civil Wars and the Interregnum
  • 2. Restoration England
  • 3. The Beginnings of Interest Groups in the American Colonies
  • 4. The Development of English Interests, 1690–1714
  • 5. American Interests, 1690–1714
  • 6. The Colonial Governors and the Interests at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century
  • 7. The Heyday of London Interests
  • 8. The High Point of London and American Interest-Group Cooperation, 1721–1754
  • 9. The Colonial Governors and the Interests, 1720–1750
  • 10. The Coming of the Revolution: The English Side
  • 11. The Coming of the Revolution: The American Side
  • 12. After the Revolution: The Lobbies Go Their Separate Ways
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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