The Origins of a Coming Ideal: Meritocracy in Britain 1750-1850

British History in the Long 18th CenturyThe Origins of a Coming Ideal: Meritocracy in Britain 1750-1850Penelope J. Corfield (Emeritus Professor)25 May 2010¬†This is a guest post by James Wilkinson, one of IHR Digital’s summer interns from the University of...