Some Reflections on the Early Years of George III's Reign

@article{Butterfield1965SomeRO,
  title={Some Reflections on the Early Years of George III's Reign},
  author={Herbert Sir Butterfield},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={1965},
  volume={4},
  pages={78 - 101}
}
The present paper is concerned with “political history” — with the problems of the statesman who looks at the situation from above and has to make decisions about it. Granted that conditions are of a given sort and that society has a certain form — granted that men are what they are and events have produced a predicament that calls for action — there are people who have a presiding position and an over-all responsibility; and their strategies and decisions are themselves an object of study. A… 
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