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Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Elaine Chalus and Perry Gauci

Abstract

For some time before his death in July 2015, former colleagues and students of Paul Langford had discussed the possibility of organizing a festschrift to celebrate his remarkable contribution to eighteenth-century history. It was planned for 2019 to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the appearance of his seminal A Polite and Commercial People, the opening volume in the New Oxford History of England series, Paul’s best-known and most influential publication. He was delighted to hear of these plans and the tragic news of his death only made the contributors more determined to see the proj ... More

Keywords: Paul Langford, Polite and Commercial People, historiography, politics, society, culture, global relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198802631
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198802631.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elaine Chalus, editor
Professor of British History, Head of Department of History, University of Liverpool

Perry Gauci, editor
VHH Green Fellow in British History, Lincoln College, Oxford