Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1852-1856, Volume 6

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Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1852-1856, Volume 6 Author Benjamin Disraeli Melvin George Wiebe Mary S. Millar Ann P. Robson is Books One of the great British politicians of the nineteenth century, Disraeli served twice as Tory Prime Minister 1868 and 1874 1880 and was also a prominent figure in opposition He is most famous today for the bitter hatred between himself and his political rival William Gladstone He enjoyed the favour of Queen Victoria, who shared his dislike of Gladstone His most significant political achievements are the 1867 Reform Act, in which he was instrumental, and the creation of the modern Conservative Party, with which he is credited His literary career was greatly overshadowed by his parliamentary ambitions climbing the greasy pole , but includes both romances and political novels.. Benjamin Disraeli, Queen Victoria s favourite prime minister, was, in the words of Robert Blake, the best letter writer among English statesmen This, the latest volume in the critically acclaimed Letters of Benjamin Disraeli series, contains or describes 951 letters 784 previously unpublished written by Disraeli between 1852 and 1856 These years cover his first cabineBenjamin Disraeli, Queen Victoria s favourite prime minister, was, in the words of Robert Blake, the best letter writer among English statesmen This, the latest volume in the critically acclaimed Letters of Benjamin Disraeli series, contains or describes 951 letters 784 previously unpublished written by Disraeli between 1852 and 1856 These years cover his first cabinet post, as chancellor of the exchequer, his attempts as House leader to unify the Conservative party, and his opposition to the Crimean War, both in the House and in his newspaper, The Press Included are significant runs of correspondence, such as 63 letters 34 previously unpublished to the 14th Earl of Derby, and 75 letters none previously published to Lord Stanley, the future 15th Earl of Derby, as well as personal ones, such as 59 letters to the eccentric Mrs Brydges Willyams, the female Croesus who offered Disraeli a substantial legacy These illuminate anew both his public and private life, and show the strength of his resolve to reshape party policies to suit the age of industrialism and free trade New light is also thrown on other matters, such as the supposed plagiarism in his panegyric on the Duke of Wellington Ten appendices include full cabinet lists, Disraeli s own reminiscences of the period, and Stanley s remarkable verbatim notes of intimate conversations with Disraeli at Hughenden Manor.. Popular Books Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1852-1856, Volume 6
Letters of Benjamin Disraeli Series by Benjamin Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume by Benjamin This seventh volume of the highly acclaimed Benjamin Disraeli Letters edition shows also that he was a dedicated, resourceful, and farsighted statesman It contains letters written between and They address friends, family, political colleagues, and, not least, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume VI Letters Dec , This, the latest volume in the critically acclaimed Letters of Benjamin Disraeli series, contains or describes letters previously unpublished written by Disraeli between and These years cover his first cabinet post, as chancellor of the exchequer, his attempts as House leader to unify the Conservative party, and his opposition to the Crimean War, both in the House and Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume VI The latest volume in the critically acclaimed Letters of Benjamin Disraeli series contains or describes letters perviously unpublished written by Disraeli between and . Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume V Part of the critically acclaimed Letters of Benjamin Disraeli series This volume contains or describes letters written by Disraeli between and . Benjamin Disraeli Letters Benjamin Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli Letters Benjamin Disraeli, J B Conacher, John Matthews, John Alexander Wilson Gunn, M G Wiebe University of Toronto Press, Jan , Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume I on JSTOR Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume I This volume includes letters many previously unpublished from Benjamkin Disraeli s school boy days to his establishment in the Tory camp under the patronage of Lord Lyndhurst. Benjamin Disraeli Letters , Volume I Benjamin Disraeli belonged to an age that gave pride of place to the written word as an instrument of both business and pleasure This volume includes letters many previously unpublished from his school boy days to his establishment in Benjamin Disraeli Letters of Benjamin Disraeli U Toronto Press Letters of Benjamin Disraeli The aim of the Disraeli Project is to make available accurate texts, reliably dated and fully annotated, of all extant letters of Benjamin Disraeli Each volume includes an introduction, a name and subject index, and appendices of related documents The research and publication costs of the Benjamin Disraeli Letters are supported by a grant from the Social Sciences

  1. One of the great British politicians of the nineteenth century, Disraeli served twice as Tory Prime Minister 1868 and 1874 1880 and was also a prominent figure in opposition He is most famous today for the bitter hatred between himself and his political rival William Gladstone He enjoyed the favour of Queen Victoria, who shared his dislike of Gladstone His most significant political achievements are the 1867 Reform Act, in which he was instrumental, and the creation of the modern Conservative Party, with which he is credited His literary career was greatly overshadowed by his parliamentary ambitions climbing the greasy pole , but includes both romances and political novels.

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