The reign of George III, from 1760 to 1820, one of the longest in British history, proved very important to the development of the modern idea of the Prime Minister. There was a major contrast between the situation in the …
Professor Jeremy Black
Jeremy Black MBE is Professor of History at the University of Exeter and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over 100 books, especially on eighteenth-century British politics and international relations. Recent publications include War and World 1450-2000 (Yale), The British Seaborne Empire (Yale), Maps and History (Yale), George III (Yale) and European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660-1815 (Routledge).
Professor Black has lectured extensively in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, France, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Slovenia.
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