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The forgotten prime minister : the 14th Earl of Derby

Author: Angus Hawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007-2008.
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Lord Derby was the first British statesman to become prime minister three times. He remains the longest serving party leader in modern British politics, heading the Conservative party for twenty-two years from 1846 to 1868. He abolished slavery in the British Empire, established a national system of education in Ireland, was a prominent advocate for the 1832 Reform Act and, as prime minister, oversaw the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawkins, Angus.
Forgotten prime minister.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007-2008
(OCoLC)608262967
Named Person: Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Derby, Earl of; Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Derby, Earl of; Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley of Derby
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Hawkins
ISBN: 9780199204403 0199204403 9780199204410 0199204411 9780199605149 0199605149
OCLC Number: 141483725
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. Ascent : 1799-1851 --
v. 2. Achievement : 1851-1869.
Responsibility: Angus Hawkins.
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The first ever 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  Read more...

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