George III

An Essay in Monarchy

  • G. M. Ditchfield

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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    Pages 22-48
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    Pages 49-76
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    Pages 166-171
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 172-233

About this book


This book is a political study of the reign of George III which draws upon unpublished sources and takes account of recent research to present a rounded appreciation of one of the most important and controversial themes in British history. It examines the historical reputation of George III, his role as a European figure and his religious convictions, and offers a discussion of the domestic and imperial policies with which he was associated.


empire Europe history history of literature monarchy nature politics present religion

Authors and affiliations

  • G. M. Ditchfield
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KentCanterburyUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2002
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-42409-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59943-7
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