Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837.
A wide-ranging original view of the 18th century, beginning with the union of Scotland, England and Wales, and how changes at home and abroad created an identity decidedly British. Explores heroes and key figures of the time. As rich with illustrations as it is with new perspectives. Blue cloth cover and pretty illustrated jacket. 429 pgs. Yale University Press, 1992. Hb, Dj. USED. $9.00