Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone

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byJoseph S. Meisel

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Joseph S. Meisel is Program Officer for Higher Education at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231505825

ISBN - 13:9780231505826

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Table of Contents

Chapter I: Schools for Public Speaking16
Chapter II: The House of Commons73
Chapter III: Religion161
Chapter IV: Law254
Chapter V: The Platform345
Table 1:Union Presidents by Career Category47
Table 2:Union Presidents in the Dictionary of National Biography by Decade49
Table 3:Union Presidents in the Dictionary of National Biography by Career Category49
Table 4:Union Presidents who Attained Judicial, Cabinet, or Episcopal Rank50
Table 5:Contributions to House of Commons Debates102
Table 6:Some Provincial Courthouses Constructed Between 1830 and 1900268
Table 7:Members of the Commons Chiefly Associated with the Legal Profession 307

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This is an extremely welcome book, which will enlighten its readers on a quite scandalously neglected aspect of ninteenth-century British culture... [T]his is a book which should be read by all who are interested in the cultural history of nineteenth century Britain.