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Partisan politics and the British fiscal-military state, 1689-1713

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The rapid expansion in the size and effectiveness of the British fiscal-military state between 1689 and 1713 has been analysed by historians such as John Brewer and Michael Braddick as the outcome of increasingly impartial, rational and professional bureaucratic administration. Yet recent work on state formation in Britain and Europe has emphasised that effectiveness often arose from practices usually dismissed as inefficient or corrupt. This thesis provides a new paradigm by comparing f...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:071f355a-4ab0-4162-a221-1fdde5a3fb2d
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