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Amy Stanning

18th- and 19th-century EDITOR

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Amy Stanning is a PhD Student in the History Department at Lancaster University. Amy took her BA in History and AKC at King’s College London, before embarking upon a career in banking. Returning to academia, Amy took her MA at Lancaster as a member of the first cohort to take the CWD-sponsored MA in International and Military History. Amy is an ESRC-sponsored research student with her particular interest lying in the public finances of the British eighteenth century ‘Fiscal Military state’. Her research project considers the development of differential taxation contributions within the population as taxation policy evolved and consumer consumption developed in response to the commodities newly available within the expanding imperial economy.