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The Imperial Challenge: Quebec and Britain in the Age of the American Revolution Philip Lawson

The Imperial Challenge: Quebec and Britain in the Age of the American Revolution

Philip Lawson

Published January 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780773506985
Hardcover
192 pages
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Philip Lawson examines the profound effect that the conquest of Quebec had on British politics and imperial thought in the years leading to the signing of the Quebec Act in 1774. He reinterprets the standard accounts of the conquest of Quebec inMorePhilip Lawson examines the profound effect that the conquest of Quebec had on British politics and imperial thought in the years leading to the signing of the Quebec Act in 1774. He reinterprets the standard accounts of the conquest of Quebec in 1760, challenging prevailing ideas about political traditions and philosophical assumptions in mid-18th-century Britain.