skip to content
Palmerston : a biography Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Palmerston : a biography

Author: David Brown
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A grand and fascinating figure in Victorian politics, the charismatic Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) served as foreign secretary for fifteen years and prime minister for nine, engaged in struggles with everyone from the Duke of Wellington to Lord John Russell to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, engineered the emergence of Britain as a dominant great power, and played a major role in the development of liberalism and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biografieën (vorm)
Biographie
Named Person: Henry John Temple Palmerston, Viscount; Henry John Temple Palmerston; Henry John Temple Palmerston, Viscount; Henry John Temple Palmerston, 3rd Viscount
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Brown
ISBN: 9780300118988 0300118988
OCLC Number: 150348448
Description: xii, 573 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: About Harry, 1784-1800 --
North and south, 1800-1806 --
War and peace, 1806-1828 --
The making of Palmerston I: Lord Cupid, Irish landlord --
The making of Palmerston II: the politician --
The Whig foreign secretary, 1830-1834 --
Palmerston, Rex and autocrat, 1835-1841 --
The absentee, 1841-1846 --
The gunpowder minister, 1846-1851 --
The people's minister, 1852-1855 --
The mortal minister, 1855-1859 --
The prime minister, 1859-1865.
Responsibility: David Brown.

Abstract:

A grand and fascinating figure in Victorian politics, the charismatic Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) presided over a period of great political and social change. This biography covers Palmerston's  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This is a substantial book about a substantial figure. Rejecting simplistic assessments, David Brown paints a fascinating picture of a statesman who continues to defy easy categorization... a major Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/150348448> # Palmerston : a biography
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "150348448" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Place/new_haven> ; # New Haven
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Event/1837_1901> ; # 1837 - 1901
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Person/palmerston_henry_john_temple_3rd_viscount_1784_1865> ; # 3rd Viscount Henry John Temple Palmerston
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> ; # Political science
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Place/verenigd_koninkrijk_van_groot_brittannie_en_noord_ierland> ; # Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/941.081092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076416> ; # Prime ministers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Topic/prime_ministers_great_britain> ; # Prime ministers--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/51698419> ; # Henry John Temple Palmerston
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Topic/premiarministrar_historia_storbritannien_1800_talet> ; # Premiärministrar--historia--Storbritannien--1800-talet
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/76545199> ; # David Brown
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "A grand and fascinating figure in Victorian politics, the charismatic Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) served as foreign secretary for fifteen years and prime minister for nine, engaged in struggles with everyone from the Duke of Wellington to Lord John Russell to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, engineered the emergence of Britain as a dominant great power, and played a major role in the development of liberalism and the Liberal Party. This comprehensive biography, informed by unprecedented research in the statesman's personal archives, gives full weight not only to Palmerston's foreign policy achievements, but also to his domestic political activity, political thought, life as a landlord, and private life and affairs. Through the lens of the milieu of his times, the book pinpoints for the first time the nature and extent of Palmerston's contributions to the making of modern Britain. - Publisher."@en ;
    schema:description "About Harry, 1784-1800 -- North and south, 1800-1806 -- War and peace, 1806-1828 -- The making of Palmerston I: Lord Cupid, Irish landlord -- The making of Palmerston II: the politician -- The Whig foreign secretary, 1830-1834 -- Palmerston, Rex and autocrat, 1835-1841 -- The absentee, 1841-1846 -- The gunpowder minister, 1846-1851 -- The people's minister, 1852-1855 -- The mortal minister, 1855-1859 -- The prime minister, 1859-1865."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796439370> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biografieën (vorm)"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Palmerston : a biography"@en ;
    schema:productID "150348448" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/150348448#PublicationEvent/new_haven_yale_university_press_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Agent/yale_university_press> ; # Yale University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300118988> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB072472> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/150348448> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Agent/yale_university_press> # Yale University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Yale University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Person/palmerston_henry_john_temple_3rd_viscount_1784_1865> # 3rd Viscount Henry John Temple Palmerston
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1784" ;
    schema:deathDate "1865" ;
    schema:familyName "Palmerston" ;
    schema:givenName "Henry John Temple" ;
    schema:name "3rd Viscount Henry John Temple Palmerston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Place/verenigd_koninkrijk_van_groot_brittannie_en_noord_ierland> # Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796439370#Topic/premiarministrar_historia_storbritannien_1800_talet> # Premiärministrar--historia--Storbritannien--1800-talet
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Premiärministrar--historia--Storbritannien--1800-talet"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> # Political science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Political science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076416> # Prime ministers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Prime ministers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/51698419> # Henry John Temple Palmerston
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1784" ;
    schema:deathDate "1865" ;
    schema:familyName "Palmerston" ;
    schema:givenName "Henry John Temple" ;
    schema:name "Henry John Temple Palmerston" ;
    schema:name "Viscount Henry John Temple Palmerston" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76545199> # David Brown
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1972" ;
    schema:familyName "Brown" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Brown" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300118988>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "cl : alk. paper" ;
    schema:isbn "0300118988" ;
    schema:isbn "9780300118988" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.