The New Cambridge Modern History: Volume 8, The American and French Revolutions, 1763-93

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Albert Goodwin, Elliot H. Goodwin
CUP Archive, 23. 9. 1976 - Počet stran: 772
This volume of the The New Cambridge Modern History looks specifically at the American and French Revolutions in the eighteenth century.
 

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CHAPTER I
1
The late eighteenth century as an era of revolutionary change page 421
2
The administration of trade and industry under the ancien régime
4
The regional differences in social structure pages 3845
5
The Polish constitution of 3 May 1791
6
Scientific societies academies and journals 1357
7
Imperial problems in America India and Ireland 5478
8
CHAPTER II
25
The liberalisation of Spanish colonial trade 176590 4012
403
American and British contraband trade in the Caribbean and South America
409
Brazilian society and culture
415
By the late J R Western formerly Professor of Modern History in
425
American resistance to the fiscal demands of the British Imperial parliament
438
The ambivalent attitudes of the lower classes Europe to political radicalism
445
The machinery and institutions of Imperial control 4512
454
The campaign for economical reform and its limited success under the second
456

The causes of lower mortality in the second half of the eighteenth century still
31
The decline of the Dutch carrying trade
38
Progress in technology 1378
40
The resort to new methods of industrial production
44
The divergent trends in Italian economic thought
50
page
55
His views on the corrupting influence of modern society
61
Projet de Constitution pour la Corse
67
Rousseaus break with Geneva and the côterie Holbachique
76
The growth of the movement for parliamentary reform and for the relief of
80
The general problems of churchstate relations in Italy 38990
90
Mozarts youthful performances
91
967
97
Benthams Utilitarianism
104
The Adam revolution in architecture
110
CHAPTER VI
143
The role of the universities in Scotland North America and Germany 14950
155
The biological trend in French educational theory 1567
161
Rousseaus educational theory 1635
173
Naval administration
180
Prussian economic blockade of Poland after 1775
181
The superiority of French naval architecture
187
ARMIES
211
The Maratha wars
223
2367
238
AngloFrench rivalry in South Africa
248
The Prussian attitude to constitutional change in Poland and the AustroPrussian
264
2645
266
Catherine IIs Greek project and the RussoTurkish war of 1787
272
CHAPTER X
279
CHAPTER XI
306
Russia from Peter the Great to Catherine II
313
The deficiencies of the British naval signalling system 1756
316
Alexander Radishchevs Journey from St Petersburg to Moscow 1790
321
The influence of Potemkin on Russian foreign policy 177689
327
CHAPTER XII
333
The spread of Western Enlightenment and the work of the National Educational
341
The third partition October 1795
356
The central agencies of reformthe Council of Castile the ministers and the Junta
366
The political ineptitude of Charles IV
373
THE ITALIAN STATES
387
CHAPTER XIV
397
The political economic and topographical diversity of the Italian peninsula
399
The clash at Lexington 19 April 1775 and the second Continental Congress
461
Wartime efforts at conciliation on the basis of federal union page
462
The drafting of the state constitutions 4645
469
The executive branch and the federal judiciary 4745
477
The outbreak of hostilities and the appointment of Washington as commanderin
487
Washingtons tactical successes in the winter campaign of 17767
493
The rejection of Norths Conciliatory Propositions 4978
499
The treason of Benedict Arnold and the mutinies of the Pennsylvania and
502
CHAPTER XVIII
509
The fall of Shelburnes administration and the FoxNorth Coalition 553
511
745
516
The financial dependence of the southern colonies on British commercial houses
522
The insecurity of Pitts tenure of office and the Regency crisis of 17889
555
Fiscal and administrative reform 17849 5569
564
The indecisiveness of eighteenthcentury warfare
565
Government technical assistance to trade industry and agriculture
575
The governments dependence on short and longterm credit and the problem
583
The rightwing diagnosis of the period of the Emigration and its links with
588
Fundamental reforms in the system of auditing and accounting 176393 58990
591
CHAPTER XXI
618
The theme of continuity in Sorels LEurope et la révolution française
623
CHAPTER XXIII
653
CHAPTER XXIV
680
policy
687
The massacre of the Champ de Mars and the schism in the Jacobin club
693
The Brissotin war policy
699
The intervention of the Parisian sections and the provincial fédérés 7034
707
Estimated growth of population in Europe and North America
714
Earlier schemes and the limits of achievement in Sierra Leone
717
Social and economic reforms in the revolutionary
718
The ecclesiastical reforms of Maria Theresa and the origins of Josephism 2835
719
AstronomyHerschels discovery of Uranus 1781
721
International problems in Europe after the peace treaties of 1763
724
The stability of political conditions after 1748
725
Main aspects of European relations with Asia 176393
728
MUSIC
729
Joseph IIs schemes for the introduction of a uniform landtax 17849
731
The RussoPrussian alliance of 1764 and the election of Poniatowski as king
732
Lavoisiers discovery of the chemical composition of air and water
733
Russian war aims and AustroRussian antagonism in the Balkans
738
The sources of historical controversy in the interpretation of the French revolution 61819
745
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