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Charles James Fox

Author: L G Mitchell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles James Fox, notorious for the excesses of his private life, was also one of the leading politicians of his generation dominating the Whig party and polite society. This study reveals the man and his mind, and sets Fox firmly within the political and social context of the late 18th century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitchell, L.G. (Leslie George).
Charles James Fox.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(DLC) 91034439
(OCoLC)24467567
Named Person: Charles James Fox; Charles James Fox; Charles James Fox
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L G Mitchell
ISBN: 9780191674815 0191674818
OCLC Number: 645830863
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (338 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A father's son, 1749-1774; the making of a whig, 1774-1782; constitutional crisis, 1782-1784; new principles and old failings, 1784-1789; in Foxite society; the French Revolution, 1789-1794; secession from Parliament, 1794-1802; books and domesticity, 1794-1802; political life resumed, 1801-1806; the talents ministry, 1806; reform and liberalism.
Responsibility: L.G. Mitchell.

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