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Walpole (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Walpole (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Morley
 

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This 1889 volume in the Twelve English Statesmen series focuses on Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745), who laid the groundwork for the modern parliamentary system of government that distinguished Great Britain.  "No intelligent reader who picks up this volume on Walpole will lay it down unread," said an 1889 review in the New York Times.

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This 1889 volume in the Twelve English Statesmen series focuses on Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745), who laid the groundwork for the modern parliamentary system of government that distinguished Great Britain.  "No intelligent reader who picks up this volume on Walpole will lay it down unread," said an 1889 review in the New York Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411446397
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
439,543
File size:
388 KB

Meet the Author


John Morley (1838-1923) was an English journalist, historian, and politician.  In addition to his government work as Chief Secretary for Ireland and, later, Secretary of State for India, he wrote popular biographies.  Among the best remembered of these are his biographies of Edmund Burke (1867), Voltaire (1871), and Rousseau (1873).  He was ennobled as Viscount Morley of Blackburn in 1908.

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