Overview:Palmerston: A Biography - A grand and fascinating figure in Victorian politics, the charismatic Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) served as foreign secretary for fifteen years and prime minister for nine, engaged in struggles with everyone from the Duke of Wellington to Lord John Russell to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, engineered the defeat of the Russians in the Crimean War, and played a major role in the development of liberalism and the Liberal Party. This comprehensive biography, informed by unprecedented research in the statesman's personal archives, gives full weight not only to Palmerston's foreign policy achievements, but also to his domestic political activity, political thought, life as a landlord, and private life and affairs. Through the lens of the milieu of his times, the book pinpoints for the first time the nature and extent of Palmerston's contributions to the making of modern Britain.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725758-9780300177961. It was written by the following authors: David Brown. Book Palmerston: A Biography, which can be read online, published by the company: Yale University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, History. The book was published on 2012-02-03 00:00:00. It has 584 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 968 g. File for download Palmerston: A Biography has PDF format and is called palmerston-a-biography.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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