British Parliamentary and Electoral Politics, 1688-1832
by University of Warwick
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This series builds on a knowledge of eighteenth century Europe and complements an understanding of British social, cultural, economic and political history.
||Introduction to Eighteenth century politics||Introduction to Eighteenth century politics||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Revolutions of 1688-9||The Revolutions of 1688-9||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Politics in the Age of Anne||Politics in the Age of Anne||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Elections and Voting Behaviour in the First Age of Party||Elections and Voting Behaviour in the First Age of Party||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Age of Oligarchy, Jacobites and Opposition Politics||he Age of Oligarchy, Jacobites and Opposition Politics||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||George III and the Politicians||The Age of Oligarchy: stability or strife?||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Radicalism, 1760-90||Politics at the accession of George III||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Print and Politics||Any analysis of print culture should consider the reach, audience and reception of the printed word. National literacy rates were steadily rising throughout the 18th century. By 1800 around 60% of men and 30% of women were signing their own names in marri||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||The French Revolution and British Politics||This lecture considers the impact of the French Revolution on parliamentary politics in the 18th century – the broader context will be evaluated in the next lecture.||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Burke, Paine and Wollstonecraft||Events in France did much to revive the fortunes of the reform movement after it had declined in the mid 1780s and hostile reactions to the course the revolution was taking stimulated the rapid growth of militant loyalism as public opinion turned against||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Whigs and Tories 1780-1832||The fall of Pitt in 1801 after his failure to carry through a measure of Catholic Emancipation brought the Foxites back to Westminster. The political stalemate that had characterised the years 1794-1801 was evaporating with the fall of Pitt. A new oppos||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Electoral Politics in the Age of Reform||Historians have emphasised the unsavoury nature of electoral politics in the decades before 1832. Four charges were levelled at the electoral system by these critics * that very few voters were free to vote as they wished * the electorate was tho||20 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|