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Author Wasson, Ellis Archer, 1947-

Title The role of ruling class adaptability in the British transition from ancien regime to modern state : the open elite of Britain and Ireland from the Middle Ages to the second World War / Ellis Wasson ; With a foreword by Michael McCahill
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (314 pages) : illustrations
Summary This work examines how the landed elite openly absorbed a regular flow of new members to the ruling class. It examines the transition of Britain from aristocratic rule to democracy through a study of the Whig Party
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Great Britain -- History.
Democracy -- Great Britain -- History.
Social adjustment -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773420606 (electronic bk.)
9780773420601 (electronic bk.)