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Gladstone and the Liberal Party

by Michael J. Winstanley

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Published by Taylor & Francis Inc in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780203129258

  Buy a cheap copy of Gladstone: A Biography book by Roy Jenkins. From the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill, a towering historical biography, available for the first time in m Gladstone was, with Free shipping over $Cited by: One of the most fundamental assumptions underlying our understanding of nineteenth-century politics, although it has never been explicitly worked out, is that Peel remained a central presence in later Victorian England; in particular, that he was a decisive influence on W. E. Gladstone and on the Liberal Party he led between and Author: Peter Ghosh.

Why did Gladstone describe his first ministry as an era of Liberation? Gladstone first came into power in aged He dominated British politics from Many people said that Gladstone was the Liberal party. Gladstone drove the Liberal party to success therefore he was able to describe his first ministry an era of Liberation.   In liberal opinion was convulsed by atrocities in the Balkans, and Gladstone sprang back to political life with a scaldingly eloquent .

Book Description. A major new edition of this introductory survey of the two main political parties, from the rise of the Liberal Party under Gladstone until the period of Conservative domination under Salisbury in the late nineteenth century. As well as assessing the impact of major political landmarks such as the Great Reform Acts, it also. William Ewart Gladstone, statesman and four-time prime minister of Great Britain (–74, –85, , –94). Gladstone was of purely Scottish descent. His father, John, made himself a merchant prince and was a member of Parliament (–27). Gladstone was sent to Eton, where he did not.


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Gladstone and the Liberal Party by Michael J. Winstanley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description. With a public career spanning 62 years, Gladstone dominated the Victorian political arena. Yet he remains an enigmatic figure; a high Anglican, Tory protectionist who became leader of the Liberals, a party associated with free trade and religious Nonconformity.

Part I of this book examines at length the varying aspirations, in this direction, of the different elements of Gladstone's Liberal party.

In addition to Gladstone's own views, those of whigs, broad churchmen, theist intellectuals, high churchmen's interests are all analysed, in an account which ranges far beyond the time limits suggested by Cited by: Gladstone, unlike many in government, became more liberal in old age.

He was never entirely at peace with jingoistic rhetoric of empire [which Disraeli, according to Jenkins, spoon-fed the Queen to saturation], and his major political crucible was a morally equitable settlement of the Irish dilemma, a dream which regrettably escaped him and Cited by: Gladstone and the Liberal Party.

London ; Gladstone and the Liberal Party book York: Routledge, (OCoLC) Named Person: W E Gladstone; W E Gladstone; W E Gladstone; William Ewart Gladstone: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Winstanley.

Gladstone and the Liberal Party (Lancaster Pamphlets) by M. Winstanley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Gladstone and the Liberal Party Lancaster Pamphlets by Winstanley, Michael J - AbeBooks. Get this from a library. Gladstone and the Liberal party.

[Michael J Winstanley] -- Examines the enviroment in which Gladstone operated, concentrating in particular on the political and social nature of the Liberal party, which he led.

Gladstone and the Liberal Party. DOI link for Gladstone and the Liberal Party. Gladstone and the Liberal Party bookCited by: 4.

This book is very dense focusing too much on the minutiae of Gladstone's daily life and his petty personal anxieties to the detriment of the big historical issues and struggles of this era that he was a central actor in, which are glossed over in passing in the apparent assumption that the reader knows all this already/5.

Part I of this book examines at length the varying aspirations, in this direction, of the different elements of Gladstone's Liberal party. In addition to Gladstone's own views, those of whigs, broad churchmen, theist intellectuals, high churchmen's interests are all analysed, in an account which ranges far beyond the time limits suggested by Author: J.

Parry. The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom with the opposing Conservative Party in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The party arose from an alliance of Whigs and free trade-supporting Peelites and the reformist Radicals in the s. By the end of the 19th century, it had formed four governments under William Gladstone. Merged into: Liberal Democrats.

Read "Gladstone and the Liberal Party" by Michael J. Winstanley available from Rakuten Kobo. With a public career spanning 62 years, Gladstone dominated the Victorian political arena. Yet he remains an enigmatic f Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Gladstone and the Liberal Party by Michael J. Winstanley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). / The Virtuous Liberal. The Virtuous Liberal. June 1, Although he was the founder of a great political party, Gladstone cautioned in his first book that one must avoid “sinking into a.

While in the U.S. on a book tour, Sir Roy Jenkins talked about his new biography on William Gladstone, a 19th century Liberal Party British Prime Minister. He was the only person to serve as. Gladstone and the Liberal Party by Winstanley, Michael J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   William Gladstone led the Liberal Party in four governments over a quarter of a century (, ) bringing to fruition a wide range of reforms and almost coming to define Liberalism.

As such it will be a useful resource for future scholars of the Gladstone family, the Liberal party and British politics in the lateth and earlyth centuries. Yet for all the book’s undoubted merits, this reviewer reached the final page with a sense of disappointment.

At a similar level of generalisation, Gladstone and most Liberal high churchmen, nonconformists and religious radicals shared a different conception of ‘liberty’. For them, the overriding political and religious problem was the corruption inherent in the exercise of authority.

Yet he remains an enigmatic figure; a high Anglican, Tory protectionist who became leader of the Liberals, a party associated with free trade and religious Nonconformity. Michael Winstanley examines both Gladstone and the environment in which he operated, concentrating in particular on the political and social composition of the party which he led.

William Ewart Gladstone (), four times Prime Minister and an MP for sixty-three years, was one of the greatest British statesmen. He was remarkable both for his political impact on Victorian England and for his complex personality.

His astonishing energy and command of detail was matched by exceptionally wide reading (it is possible to list o books he read). Bythe Liberal party had strengthened its political organization throughout Britain, and as the elections of approached, Liberal victory seemed imminent.

William Gladstone, introducing new methods of political campaigning, traveled around by train in what was called his "Midlothian Campaign," or by its detractors, the "Pilgrimage of.William Ewart Gladstone was born on 29 December in Liverpool, the son of a prosperous merchant.

He was educated at Eton and Oxford University and was elected to parliament in .I have chosen to stop for the time being at This is a natural break in Gladstone's career, for by the end of that year, following his first government's defeat in the General Election of and his resignation as Prime Minister, he had retired from leadership of the Liberal Party and was preparing for the sale of his London house.