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Henry Brougham, 1778-1868 : his public career

Author: Robert Stewart
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Henry Brougham occupies a commanding place in British history during the first half of the nineteenth century. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he arrived in London in 1805 and made his mark, and over a lifetime gave himself with conviction and eloquence to a wide range of important issues : the reform of the law and of Parliament, the opening up of trade, the abolition of slavery, the extension of education, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, Robert, 1941-
Henry Brougham, 1778-1868.
London : Bodley Head, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)610620331
Named Person: Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Baron; Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stewart
ISBN: 0370302710 9780370302713
OCLC Number: 13417390
Description: 406 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Scotch provenance --
Political apprenticeship --
Member for Camelford --
Out of Parliament --
The game of the country --
Whig frontbencher --
The Queen's attorney --
'A most powerful man' --
The schoolmaster abroad --
Canning and coalition --
Pride and fall --
The woolsack : I --
The woolsack : II --
'A grotesque apocalypse' --
A political Ishmael --
Recessional.
Responsibility: Robert Stewart.

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"Henry Brougham occupies a commanding place in British history during the first half of the nineteenth century. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he arrived in London in 1805 and made his mark, and over a lifetime gave himself with conviction and eloquence to a wide range of important issues : the reform of the law and of Parliament, the opening up of trade, the abolition of slavery, the extension of education, the better operation of cheritable trusts ... "--Jacket, page [2].

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