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- DescriptionThe fourth volume of Cobden's Letters primarily deals with Cobden's search for a permanent political legacy, both at home and abroad. It deals with his success in negotiating the Anglo-French Commercial Treaty of 1860, his involvement in smoothing Anglo-American relations at the time, and his work towards the enfranchisement of the working classes.
- Author BiographyAnthony Howe specialises in the history of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. His books include Free Trade and Liberal England, 1846-1946 (1998) and, with Simon Morgan, he has edited Rethinking Nineteenth-Century Liberalism: Richard Cobden Bicentenary Essays (2006). Simon Morgan graduated with a PhD from the University of York in 2000. From 2002 to 2005 he was Research Officer at the Letters of Richard Cobden Project and since 2013 he has been Principal Lecturer in History at Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University). His publications include A Victorian Woman's Place: Public Culture in the Nineteenth Century (2007) and, with Anthony Howe he has edited Rethinking Nineteenth Century Liberalism: Richard Cobden Bicentenary Essays (2006). He is currently studying the relationship between popular politics and a nascent culture of celebrity in the early nineteenth century.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication20/08/2015
- GenreAutobiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Series TitleLetter of Richard Cobden
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Note13 black and white illustrations
- Weight1246 g
- Width176 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine57 mm
- Edited byAnthony Howe,Simon Morgan
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