Who's who in Late Hanoverian Britain, 1789-1837

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Stackpole Books, 1997 - History - 435 pages
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The late Hanoverian period was exceptionally rich in culture, thought, and political activity. There were poets, in the shape of William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and William Blake; military heroes, like Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington; statesmen such as William Pitt and Charles James Fox; and philosophers, like Bentham and Malthus.
 

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This is a surprisingly good and useful book. I was reluctant to buy this at first. Now I wish I had bought the entire series. Perhaps in these days of Wikipedia such books seem less useful than before. But I still value and rely upon the accuracy of this book more than the open source of Wikipedia. Read full review

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Roger Ellis is the author of the last volume in the Who's Who in British History series and an editor of Winston Churchill's "History of the English Speaking Peoples,"Geoffrey Treasure is a contributor to the "Encyclopedia Britannica "on Europe and the Enlightenment, the "New Dictionary of National Biography, "and the general editor of the eight-volume Who's Who in British History series. Lord Butler served Wilson and Heath as Private Secretary, and Thatcher, Major, and Blair as Cabinet Secretary.

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