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Patterson, Annabel M.

Nobody's perfect : a new Whig interpretation of history / Annabel Patterson.

New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002.
Physical Description:
viii, 288 p. : ill. ; cm.
Reference Library
DA1 .P38 2002 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Political science -- Great Britain -- History.
Whig Party (Great Britain)

  • John Almon : more than a bookseller
  • Reading the Letter : a (short) chapter of its own
  • Inventing postcolonialism : Burke's and Barry's Paradise lost and regained
  • The meaning of names : Thompson's Marvell and the Whigs
  • The two snuffboxes : recovering the Whig in Reynolds
  • Thomas Erskine : the great defender
  • Two steps forward, one step backwards : William Wordsworth's revisionism.