Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of Gladstone by Joseph S. Meisel

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

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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Title:Public Speech and the Culture of Public Life in the Age of GladstoneFormat: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
TABLES
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.