Pitt (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Pitt (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by (Lord) Rosebery

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Overview

One of the youngest prime ministers in Britain’s history, William Pitt The Younger captured the fascination of historians for decades after the end of his term. In this 1891 biography, Lord Rosebery—himself a former prime minster—offers intriguing details of Pitt’s life, career, and apathetic nature; as well as keen insight into the British political system near the end of the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411447516
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 663 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847–1929) served as British Prime Minister from 1894 to 1895. After his resignation he fought "for freedom as against bureaucracy. . . against democratic tyranny. . . against class legislation, and … against Socialism." An accomplished historian, he was the author of several biographies, including Napoleon: The Last Phase and Chatham.

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