Commerce, finance, and the politic tradition in the histories of Paul de Rapin de Thoyras and William Guthrie

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Abstract

The article focuses on the history of economic affairs within the books "History of England," by Paul de Rapin de Thoyras and "General History of England," by William Guthrie. The author discusses how commerce and finance impacted politic history in England throughout the 18th century and explores how Rapin and Guthrie used politic history to depict the reigns of British monarchs Henry VII, Elizabeth I, and James I.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-186
Number of pages26
JournalClio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History
Volume42
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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