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Leonard, Dick

Nineteenth-Century British Premiers

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Dick Leonard

2. William Pitt, the Younger — Reformer Turned Reactionary?
Dick Leonard

3. Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth — Better than His Reputation?
Dick Leonard

4. William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville — Not Quite ‘All the Talents’
Dick Leonard

5. William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland — Whig into Tory
Dick Leonard

6. Spencer Perceval — Struck Down in His Prime
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7. Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool — Keeping the Show on the Road
Dick Leonard

8. George Canning — in the Footsteps of Pitt
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9. Frederick John Robinson, Viscount Goderich, 1st Earl of Ripon — Inadequate Stopgap
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10. Arthur Wesley (Wellesley), 1st Duke of Wellington — Military Hero, Political Misfit?
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11. Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey — In the Footsteps of Fox
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12. William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne — Mentor to a Young Monarch
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13. Sir Robert Peel — Arch Pragmatist or Tory Traitor?
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14. Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell — from Whig to Liberal
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15. Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby — ‘The Brilliant Chief, Irregularly Great’
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16. George Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen — Failure or Scapegoat?
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17. Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston — Master Diplomat or Playground Bully?
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18. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield — Climbing ‘the Greasy Pole’
Dick Leonard

19. William Ewart Gladstone — From ‘Stern Unbending Tory’ to ‘the People’s William’
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20. Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury — Skilful Opponent of Reform
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21. Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery — Seeking ‘the Palm without the Dust’
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Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Political History, Political Science, Modern History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
362 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230227255
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-20985-5

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