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Published: 13 June 2019

224 Pages | 14 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198786252

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Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Jennifer Davey

  • Offers the first, dedicated account of the political career of Lady Mary Derby
  • Demonstrates how it was possible for a woman to influence the process of high politics in the Victorian era
  • Offers new insights into key political events of the mid-Victorian era, including the passing of the Second Reform Act and the Eastern Crisis
  • Uses extensive archival research, including hitherto neglected or lost sources