-- American Historical Review
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other books by Joseph S. Meisel
CD-ROM|Jun 20 2014
Paperback|Oct 31 2011
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ISBN - 10:0231505825
ISBN - 13:9780231505826
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Table of Contents
Chapter I: Schools for Public Speaking16Chapter II: The House of Commons73Chapter III: Religion161Chapter IV: Law254Chapter V: The Platform345TABLESTable 1:Union Presidents by Career Category47Table 2:Union Presidents in the Dictionary of National Biography by Decade49Table 3:Union Presidents in the Dictionary of National Biography by Career Category49Table 4:Union Presidents who Attained Judicial, Cabinet, or Episcopal Rank50Table 5:Contributions to House of Commons Debates102Table 6:Some Provincial Courthouses Constructed Between 1830 and 1900268Table 7:Members of the Commons Chiefly Associated with the Legal Profession 307
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.