Acton and History

Acton and History

by Owen Chadwick, Cwen Chadwick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521570743

ISBN-13: 9780521570749

Pub. Date: 07/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is an edited collection of Owen Chadwick's principal writings on Lord Acton, the distinguished Victorian historian and founder of The Cambridge Modern History. Some of the pieces are no longer readily available, while one has never before appeared in English. All have been revised, sometimes extensively. This book explains the important aspects of Acton's complex

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This is an edited collection of Owen Chadwick's principal writings on Lord Acton, the distinguished Victorian historian and founder of The Cambridge Modern History. Some of the pieces are no longer readily available, while one has never before appeared in English. All have been revised, sometimes extensively. This book explains the important aspects of Acton's complex mind and his great contribution to historical studies. Professor Chadwick, himself a former holder of Acton's Regius Chair, is the leading senior authority both on Acton and on matters of church and state in the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521570749
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The making of an historian; 2. At the Vatican archives; 3. At the first Vatican Council; 4. After the Council; 5. Acton and Newman; 6. With Gladstone; 7. Döllinger and Acton; 8. Professor Lord Acton; 9. The Acton library.

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