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Shaftesbury : the great reformer

Author: R D Turnbull
Publisher: Oxford : Lion, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The best-loved politician and social reformer of nineteenth century England, Lord Shaftesbury's deep compassion for the poor became legendary. He campaigned tirelessly to limit factory hours, to stop the use of boys as chimney sweeps and children in coalmines, and to develop universal education. As a result he changed the character of English society forever. Areas covered in this important new biography include his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury, Earl of; Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury, Earl of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D Turnbull
ISBN: 9780745953489 0745953484
OCLC Number: 463638344
Description: 255 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Turnbull.

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