1st Edition

Gladstone





ISBN 9781138481183
Published February 25, 2020 by Routledge
506 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston, as well as giving a well-founded account of his growing Liberalism and his rivalry with Disraeli. Eyck has written a generous and perceptive account of Gladstone’s life and career which since its first publication in 1938 has become generally recognized as a valuable contribution to the history of the nineteenth century.

Table of Contents

1. The Hope of the Tories

2. Peel’s Change of Front

3. Pacifico and Poerio

4. The First Encounter with Disraeli

5. Era, Palmerston

6. The Second Encounter with Disraeli

7. The Great Ministry

8. The Last Encounter with Disraeli

9. Between the Queen and Parnell

10. In Alliance with Parnell

11. The Breach with Parnell and the Last Ministry

Chronological Table

Bibliography

Index

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