Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 October 2015

552 Pages | 13 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199211982

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The Letters of Richard Cobden

Volume IV: 1860-1865

Edited by Anthony Howe and Simon Morgan

Letter of Richard Cobden

  • A new critical edition of the letters of Richard Cobden, one of Britain's leading nineteenth-century politicians
  • Deals with Cobden's search for a permanent political legacy, both at home and abroad, including his success in negotiating the Anglo-French Commercial Treaty of 1860, his involvement in smoothing Anglo-American relations at the time, and his work towards the enfranchisement of the working classes
  • Provides a fully annotated resource for scholarship on the period
  • Adopts a multi-disciplinary approach: economics; international relations; social history; politics
  • Offers an insight into the nature of British Liberalism

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