William Pitt The Younger

William Pitt The Younger

by Eric J. Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415132851

ISBN-13: 9780415132855

Pub. Date: 03/11/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

William Pitt the Younger re-examines Pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a 'reformist' phase in the years to 1793 and a 'reactionary' phase thereafter.

His treatment includes explanation of:

* Pitt's rapid rise to power
* the importance of his relations with George III
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Overview

William Pitt the Younger re-examines Pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a 'reformist' phase in the years to 1793 and a 'reactionary' phase thereafter.

His treatment includes explanation of:

* Pitt's rapid rise to power
* the importance of his relations with George III
* contemporary party politics, including his own description of himself as an 'independent Whig'
* his administrative and financial reforms in the 1780s
* his foreign policy and war strategy
* his plans for assuring a satisfactory political union with Ireland and why they were frustrated.

This volume by Eric J. Evans, includes a complete historical background to the leader's political career and analyses his achievements. The author outlines Pitt's economic, domestic and foreign policy as well as detailing the changes in party politics and monarchy during the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415132855
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/11/1999
Series:
Lancaster Pamphlets Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)
Lexile:
1290L (what's this?)

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