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

Kobo ebook | May 29, 2012

byJoseph S. Meisel

not yet rated|write a review

-- American Historical Review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$74.99

Available for download
Not available in stores

From the Publisher

-- American Historical Review

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

other books by Joseph S. Meisel

The Humours Of Parliament: Harry Furniss?s View Of Late-victorian Political Culture
The Humours Of Parliament: Harry Furniss?s View Of Late...

CD-ROM|Jun 20 2014

$19.73 online$24.50list price(save 19%)
Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0231505825

ISBN - 13:9780231505826

Look for similar items by category:

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

Reviews

Extra Content

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

Editorial Reviews

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.