Art, Truth, and High Politics: A Bibliographic Study of the Official Lives of Queen Victoria's Ministers in Cabinet, 1843-1969
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BeschreibungHighlights the Official Lives of British Cabinet members during the reign of Queen Victoria, documents that hold a treasure trove of information about the Victorian era and which form the backbone of most political studies of the period.
PortraitJohn Powell is Assistant Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University, Erie, the Behrend College.
PressestimmenPowell's work is an impressive accomplishment. With great thoroughness, he demystifies the role of the Official Lives as a significant source of information about Victorian politics and society. American Reference Books Annual ...provides a fascinating insight into biography as literary form and historical record...a welcome tool for serious researchers. CHOICE ...a fascinating compilation which portrays a light touch and a deep empathy its chosen genre and period. Libraries supporting courses on British nineteenth-century political history are advised to add it to their collections. Reference Reviews
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1996
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten