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Politics of Protection: Lord Derby and the Protectionist Party 1841-1852 Robert Stewart

Politics of Protection: Lord Derby and the Protectionist Party 1841-1852

Robert Stewart

Published June 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780751202830
Hardcover
248 pages
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The theme of this book is the unsuccessful attempts of the 19th-century Anglican landed gentry to preserve their traditional social and political pre-eminence in England. It discusses the reasons for the decline of this elite and also the failure ofMoreThe theme of this book is the unsuccessful attempts of the 19th-century Anglican landed gentry to preserve their traditional social and political pre-eminence in England. It discusses the reasons for the decline of this elite and also the failure of the Protectionist Party after 1846.