Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 August 1987

352 Pages | 1 figure, 3 tables

ISBN: 9780198229421

Bookseller Code (06)

Liberal Anglican Politics

Whiggery, Religion, and Reform 1830-1841

Richard Brent

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford Historical Monographs

An important contribution to the history of 19th-century English liberalism and post-reform politics, this book argues that after 1832 the Whig party was dominated by a new generation of politicians who actively sponsored legislation designed to transform the constitution from an exclusively Anglican document to a non-sectarian, yet Christian one.