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Sir Robert Peel

Statesmanship, Power, and Party

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Sir Robert Peel by Eric J Evans
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Sir Robert Peel provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and career of one of the most political leaders of the nineteenth century. Perhaps best known for seeing through the Repeal of the Corn Laws, Peel had an enormous impact on political life of his age and beyond. Eric J. Evans reassesses Peel's career, arguing that although Peel's executive and administrative strengths were great, his arrogance, lack of empathy with the development of political parties and his inflexible commitment to economic liberalism presented political problems which he was incapable of solving. This expanded and fully revised second edition: * fully engages with the extensive new historical work on Sir Robert Peel published since the first edition appeared fifteen years ago * includes a glossary of key terms plus an updated and expanded bibliography, including listing useful websites. Sir Robert Peel is the perfect introduction for all students of nineteenth-century history.

Author Biography

Eric J. Evans is Emeritus Professor of History at Lancaster University. His many books include The Great Reform Act of 1832 (2nd Edition, 1994), William Pitt the Younger (1999), Thatcher and Thatcherism (2nd Edition, 2004) and The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783--1870 (3rd Edition, 2001).
Release date NZ
March 6th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
4 black & white tables
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
128
Dimensions
138x216x10
ISBN-13
9780415366168
Product ID
1683201

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