9781847252029

Gladstone: God and Politics

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    9781847252029

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    1847252028

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

WE Gladstone was four times Prime Minister and an MP for sixty-three years. His astonishing energy, command of detail and intellectual curiosity were matched by involvement in many areas of life in and out of politics. This book presents an account of his

Table of Contents

Early Years, 1809-1831p. 1
Church and State, 1832-1841p. 15
Politician and Churchman, 1841-1846p. 35
A New Vocation, 1846-1852p. 57
Peace and War, 1852-1855p. 77
Becoming a Kind of Liberal, 1855-1859p. 99
A Peelite in Liberal Guise, 1859-1862p. 125
Embracing the Millions: Lancashire and the Tyne, 1862-1864p. 149
Embracing the Millions: Reform and Ireland, 1864-1865p. 165
Reform, 1865-1868p. 187
Strenuous Government, 1868-1871p. 211
Defeat and Abdication, 1871-1875p. 239
The Question of the East, 1875-1877p. 261
A Great and High Election of God, 1877-1880p. 291
Grand Old Man, 1880-1883p. 317
Such a Supreme Moment, 1884-1886p. 343
Old Man in a Hurry, 1886p. 373
Appeal against the Verdict, 1886-1892p. 401
Appeal Dismissed, 1892-1893p. 431
Resignation, 1893-1894p. 449
Last Years, 1894-1898p. 463
Notesp. 481
Select Bibliographyp. 535
Indexp. 543
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