Emergence Ruling Order
Call Number: DA501.T72 R68 1989
Publication Date: 1998-07-01
The history of the gentry and aristocracy has been the subject of much lively debate in recent years, and this is an important new book which considers how the English landed gentry secured their position of wealth and power. The author examines this period which saw them transform from a provincial social order to a national ruling social order and elite.