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National Evils and Practical Remedies : With a Plan for a Model Town

Author: James Silk Buckingham
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press Place of publication not identified : publisher not identified, 1849.
Series: Cambridge library collection., British and Irish History, 19th Century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855) was a Cornish-born traveller and writer. As a member of Parliament in the 1830s he campaigned for reforms in the army and navy as well as for the temperance movement. He travelled widely to the Middle East, Israel and America, wrote travel books and also founded a number of journals. One of these was The Athenaeum, a weekly London periodical covering a wide range of topics from  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Silk Buckingham
ISBN: 9781139095235 1139095234 1108036864 9781108036863
OCLC Number: 1172917103
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (554 pages) : PDF file(s).
Contents: Part I. Existing Evils of Society; Part II. Model Town and Associated Community; Part III. True Principles of Taxation - Financial Reform; Part IV. Emigration and Colonization; Part V. Necessity of a New Reform Bill - Purification of the Electoral System; Part VI. Regeneration of Ireland.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection., British and Irish History, 19th Century.
Other Titles: National Evils & Practical Remedies
Responsibility: James Silk Buckingham.

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James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855) was a Cornish-born traveller, writer and member of Parliament. In this work, published in 1849, he proposes a number of economic and political reforms and describes  Read more...

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