Goldwin Smith (1823-1910) was a British born historian and journalist. Educated at Eton College and Oxford, he was appointed the Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford in 1858. He moved to the United States in 1868 and took up a professorship at Cornell University; in 1871 he moved to Toronto.
Three English Statesmen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Course of Lectures on the Political History of Englandby Goldwin Smith
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Through this elegant, acerbic trio of essays—on seventeenth-century parliamentarian John Pym, Oliver Cromwell, and William Pitt the Elder—the influential historian Goldwin Smith takes digs at the politicians and parties of the 1860s. Issues include Ireland, martial law, imperialism, Anglo-American relations, suffrage, the Anglican Church, aristocracy, revolution, and reaction.
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