History Wendy Hinde George Canning

ISBN 13: 9780002111225

George Canning

3.86 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780002111225: George Canning

`Wendy Hinde has used the new material to produce a life which is not only the best book on Canning which has yet appeared, but one that will not easily be surpassed. She has performed admirably the fundamental task of all political biography: how to combine a clear and satisfactory account of the historical context with a vivid and convincing portrait of a personality...this is a satisfying and valuable book.'Norman Gash, New Statesman `Miss Hinde manages the eternal compromise of biography: striking the right balance between the central character and background events, with great skill.'Leslie Mitchell, THES Miss Hinde's book is a distinguished work of historical biography. Its scholarship seems to me faultless and its narrative power considerable.'Roy Jenkins, Observer `This life of George Canning is the best of those that have been produced about this remarkable statesman...it is most enjoyable and instructive to read.'Lord Butler, The Times `Altogether this is an ambitious project, well executed, and an admirable biography of one of Britain's more attractive statesmen.'TLS From the age of Pitt to the age of Peel, Canning dominated British politics. A gifted orator and debator, he towered above his rivals in the House of Commons. M.P. at twenty-three, Foreign Secretary at thirty-seven, and Prime Minister at fifty-seven, Canning ranks among the most distinguished statesmen in history. Few can fail to be fascinated by this compelling and controversial figure.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 1,609.52
US$ 61.26

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hinde, Wendy
Published by Collins (1973)
ISBN 10: 0002111225 ISBN 13: 9780002111225
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002111225

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 61.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Hinde, Wendy
Published by Collins
ISBN 10: 0002111225 ISBN 13: 9780002111225
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0002111225 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0000131

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Wendy Hinde
Published by Collins (1973)
ISBN 10: 0002111225 ISBN 13: 9780002111225
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. y First edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002111225

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2,308.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds