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Palmerston A Biography by David Alan Brown

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10319380M
ISBN 100300118988
ISBN 109780300118988

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David Brown set out to write the definitive biography of Lord Palmerston (Henry John Temple) and it appears that he has done so. A giant of 19th century British politics, Brown uses Palmerston's life to provide a highly nuanced and detailed account of English and, to a lesser extent, Irish (aristocratic) life during the by: 6. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "Palmerston" Skip to main search results. Palmerston: The People's Darling is an enjoyable book which moves along at speed, telling the story of one of Britain's most charismatic and enigmatic politicians who had a larger than life existence. However, although it is highly enjoyable it lacks the in-depth analysis of other political by: 4. Lord Palmerston by Jasper Ridley is a very good book about a great foreign secretary who became Prime Minister because he was immensely popular with the population (in an era before a mass electorate) due to the fact he was willing to assert Britain's rights in the world. As a book it is well-written, very interesting, very detailed (it is 4/5(12).

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