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William Pitt (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

William Pitt (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Charles Whibley
 

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The career of William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) encompassed the American and French Revolutions, the rise of Napoleon, and the reign of George III. One of the leading political journalists of the Victorian-Edwardian era tells the story of the tumultuous life and times of the man whose tenure in office defined the position of Prime Minister. Chapters include

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The career of William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) encompassed the American and French Revolutions, the rise of Napoleon, and the reign of George III. One of the leading political journalists of the Victorian-Edwardian era tells the story of the tumultuous life and times of the man whose tenure in office defined the position of Prime Minister. Chapters include “The Triumph of Youth,” “The War with France,” “The Union with Ireland,” and “The Statesman and the Man.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411452343
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
1,267,026
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Charles Whibley (1859-1930) was a conservative columnist known for his progressive views on literature and the arts. A critic of the state system of education, his anonymous contributions to Blackwood’s magazine were praised by T. S. Eliot, who wrote a profile of Whibley. His works include A Book of Scoundrels, Studies in Frankness, and Musings without Method.

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