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Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform

Whigs and Liberals, 1830-1852

Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform( )
Author: Mandler, Peter
ISBN:978-0-19-821781-7
Publication Date:Sep 1990
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Imprint:Clarendon Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

This book challenges the view that there was a smooth and inevitable progression towards liberalism in early nineteenth-century England. It examines the argument used by the high Whigs that the landed aristocracy still had a positive contribution to make to the welfare of the people. Thisargument came under scrutiny as the laissez-faire state met with serious criticism in the 1830s and 1840s, when the majority of people proved unwilling to accept the `compromise' forged between the...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / Victorian Era (1837-1901)
Political Science / Political Process / Political Parties
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:1.452 Pounds



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