Wasson, Ellis

Dr. Ellis Wasson is History Chair and Director of the Forum at Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Delaware. Dr. Wasson holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

THE ROLE OF RULING CLASS ADAPTABILITY IN THE BRITISH TRANSITION FROM ANCIEN REGIME TO MODERN STATE:
The Open Elite of Britain and Ireland From the Middle Ages to the Second World War
2010 0-7734-1464-9
Details how the landed elite openly absorbed a regular flow of new members to the ruling class. It examines the transition of Britain from aristocratic rule to democracy through a study of the Whig Party.