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Lives of Victorian Political Figures

Lives of Victorian Political Figures

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Published by Pickering & Chatto Publishers .
Written in English

  • Biography: general,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 19th Century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChristine Kinealy (Editor), Daniel O"Connell (Editor), Michael Davitt (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages1600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11952554M
    ISBN 10185196827X
    ISBN 109781851968275

    A political leader, or a politician, can be anyone who has taken up the responsibility of governing a tribe, city, state, region or even an entire nation. History has given us a plethora of political leaders, both good and bad, who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of their countries and the people living in the country.   This book is a comprehensive review of the political career of Benjamin Disraeli, providing a thorough critical analysis of one of the most ambitious and controversial leaders in British history. ‘Disraeli and the Art of Victorian Politics’ is a major addition to our understanding of the dynamics of nineteenth-century :

    England’s Victorian era takes its name from Queen Victoria, British monarch between and From onward, the Parliament in London . William Butler Yeats (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn .

    It provides a thoroughly contextualised life of a key political figure in an age of flux, and manages to unite theman and his milieu in impressive style.'Don MacRaild, University of Sunderland, Irish Studies Review, No. 20 Autumn , 'With the publication of Sir Edward Carson () and now Colonel Edward Saunderson, Jackson solidifies his. Introduction. An historical approach to Alice encourages us to rely on a close examination of the trends, culture, and philosophy of the Victorian period for our interpretation of Alice’s encounters in Wonderland. As you might imagine, this opens Alice up to an enormous number of focuses and approaches. Though the historical approach may seem daunting in sheer scope, it is .

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It is his almost seemingly personal knowledge of these Victorian figures of history, invention, literature and politics - impossible of course as Wilson was not born until - that brings the book alive with insights.

A very good description of life in the Victorian era. The book has a lot of good quality information. Read more Cited by: 5. Bagehot lived an interesting life during the midth century. He was a banker and commentator on political affairs and wrote three significant books; Lombard Street, Physics and Politics and The English Constitution.

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Wilson doesn't invent anything new; the categories are familiar. We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, /5.

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