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Joseph Chamberlain : a most radical imperialist

Author: Travis L Crosby
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
Series: International library of historical studies, 76.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the motives of the late-Victorian and early-Edwardian era politician, exploring his personal quest for power and control, fostered by his upbringing and his ancestral tradition of entrepreneurship.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Travis L Crosby
ISBN: 9781848857537 1848857535
OCLC Number: 667822777
Description: xii, 271 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The pursuit of power --
An entrepreneurial heritage --
The radical politician --
Minister of the crown --
The making of an imperialist --
Fluctuating schemes --
In the wilderness --
The puritan maid --
Power deferred : the liberal interlude --
Power gained : The colonial office --
Joe's war? --
Tariff reform : the final struggle for power --
Power lost.
Series Title: International library of historical studies, 76.
Responsibility: Travis L. Crosby.
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Joseph Chamberlain was a dynamic orator, notable reformer and superb parliamentary tactician of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This title argues that Chamberlain was driven primarily by a  Read more...

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