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Acton and history

Author: Owen Chadwick
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of Owen Chadwick's principal writings on Lord Acton, the distinguished Victorian historian and founder of The Cambridge Modern History, in which an historian of our own times expounds the life and work of a great predecessor. This book explains the important aspects of Acton's complex mind and his great contribution to historical studies.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834-1902 ; baron); John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Chadwick
ISBN: 0521570743 9780521570749 0521893186 9780521893183
OCLC Number: 37341359
Description: xiv, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The making of a historian --
At the Vatican Archives --
At the First Vatican Council --
Acton and Newman --
With Gladstone --
Dollinger and Acton --
Professor Lord Acton --
The Acton Library.
Responsibility: Owen Chadwick.
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