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The forgotten prime minister : the 14th Earl of Derby. v. 2, Achievement, 1851-1869

Author: Angus Hawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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The first full biographical study of Lord Derby - the first British statesman to become prime minister three times and the longest serving leader in the history of British party politics. A book that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Derby, Earl of; Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Derby, Earl of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Hawkins
ISBN: 9780199204410 0199204411
OCLC Number: 181422133
Description: ix, 529 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface ; 1. Derby's First Premiership: 1852 ; 2. 'Killing with Kindness': 1853-1855 ; 3. War and Peace: 1855-1858 ; 4. Derby's Second Premiership: 1858-1859 ; 5. Watching and Waiting: 1859-1866 ; 6. Derby's Third Premiership: 1866-1868 ; 7. Recession and Reputation: 1868-1869 ; Bibliography ; Index
Other Titles: Achievement, 1851-1869
Responsibility: Angus Hawkins.
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The second and concluding volume...was as scholarly, readable and distinguished as the first, no easy task. Andrew Roberts, Sunday Telegraph Dr Hawkins has supplied the need with comprehensive Read more...

 
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