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Macaulay : the tragedy of power

Author: Robert E Sullivan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the 150th anniversary of the death of the English historian and politician Thomas Babington Macaulay, this title offers a portrait of a Victorian life that probes the cost of power, the practice  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sullivan, Robert E.
Macaulay.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009019983
(OCoLC)319493417
Named Person: Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron.; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; Thomas Babington Macaulay
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Sullivan
ISBN: 9780674054691 0674054695
OCLC Number: 648760620
Description: 1 online resource (614 pages, [1] leaf of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Heir --
Star --
Legislator --
Sinister prophet --
Statesman --
Empire builder --
The last ancient historian --
The lion --
Baron Macaulay of Rothley --
Procrastinator --
Praeceptor gentis anglorum --
A broken heart --
Envoi : immortal.
Responsibility: Robert E. Sullivan.

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