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Public Life and Public Lives : Politics and Religion in Modern British History: Essays in Honour of Richard W. Davis (Paperback)

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This volume consists of fourteen essays and an introduction all addressing the interconnection between modern party and electoral politics or political culture and disestablished religious organizations in modern British history ? the main areas of scholarly interest for Richard W. Davis, Professor Emeritus, Washington University, St Louis.

  • Questions how individuals envision the public good in modern Britain and how, through religious and moral beliefs, coupled with wisdom and political savvy, they can improve the public good through the ever-changing nineteenth century political institutions
  • Essays range from studies of local electoral politics and parliamentary reform campaign to national political party organization, high politics and the role religion and empire played in the creation of national policy
  • Examines the influence of individuals on the political process through their professional work in historical and philosophical writing, journalism and missionary work at home and abroad
  • Provides new original research in the area of modern British political history together in Parliamentary History


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405181600
SKU 207537586
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405181605
Release Date 3/10/2008
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0200
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Series Part 1
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