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The quarrel of Macaulay and Croker : politics and history in the age of reform

Author: William Thomas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of one of the great literary rows of the nineteenth century, between one of its greatest historians and one of its sharpest critics. The quarrel began in the House of Commons during the debates of 1831-2 on parilamentary reform and was continued in the quarterly reviews. Even in a political setting, it had a historical dimension. Croker taunted Macaulay for being ignorant of the French Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, William, 1936-
Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606426075
Named Person: Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; John Wilson Croker; Thomas Babington Macaulay; John Wilson Croker; John Wilson Croker; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Thomas
ISBN: 0198208642 9780198208648 9786610445806 661044580X
OCLC Number: 43798426
Description: vi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: William Thomas.
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This is the story of one of the great literary rows of the 19th century, between one of its greatest historians and one of its sharpest critics. In this study, the author shows that Croker's  Read more...

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In this vivid book, William Thomas shows how the two main players both lived up to and often defied their stereotypes. * Andrew Lycett, Spectator * Connoisseurs of historical writing will appreciate Read more...

 
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