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The Provost

Author: John Galt; John M Aiken
Publisher: London, T.N. Foulis, 1913.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
John Galt's novel The Provost details the rise to power of James Pawkie, an aspiring businessman and politician who becomes a big-time mover and shaker in the Scottish town of Irvine. Galt uses Pawkie's ascendance to comment on the perils of acquiring influence rapidly, as well as the all-too-keen temptation to misuse it for personal gain.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Galt, John, 1779-1839.
Provost.
London, T.N. Foulis, 1913
(OCoLC)647459279
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Galt; John M Aiken
OCLC Number: 1280755
Description: 357 pages illustrations 22 cm
Responsibility: John Galt, illustrated in colour by John M. Aiken.

Abstract:

John Galt's novel The Provost details the rise to power of James Pawkie, an aspiring businessman and politician who becomes a big-time mover and shaker in the Scottish town of Irvine. Galt uses Pawkie's ascendance to comment on the perils of acquiring influence rapidly, as well as the all-too-keen temptation to misuse it for personal gain.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/414488#Topic\/merchants<\/a>> # Merchants<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Merchants<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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