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Book review: The great rivalry: Gladstone and Disraeli: a dual biography

Berry, Richard (2013) Book review: The great rivalry: Gladstone and Disraeli: a dual biography. LSE Review of Books (04 Sep 2013). Website.

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"The Great Rivalry: Gladstone and Disraeli: A Dual Biography." Dick Leonard. IB Tauris. June 2013. --- Benjamin Disraeli and William Ewart Gladstone are without doubt the two most iconic figures of Victorian politics, whose distinctly different personalities and policies led to 28 years of bitter political rivalry. In The Great Rivalry, Dick Leonard aims to provide the full story of their rivalry and its origins, comparing the upbringing, education and personalities of the two leaders, as well as their political careers. A thoughtful and rewarding read, finds Richard Berry.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2013 14:18
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54403

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