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The Road to Leadership, 1802–1807

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the Whig's political alliance with the Grenvilles and Grey's political advancement. Grey's presence in the Cabinet of the new ministry, named the ‘Ministry of all the ... More


Fitting In

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes the difficulties faced by Beckford as he endeavored to fit into metropolitan society. Regardless of the recent success of the West India lobby in Parliament, and for all his ... More


Why diplomacy?

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Diplomacy has always been a lifestyle requiring its disciples to abandon some of the customary distinctions between public and private life. Diplomacy, as a profession, had a much higher social and ... More


Defining a Maverick: Putting Palin in the Context of Western Women’s Political History

Melanie Gustafson

in Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036606
eISBN:
9780252093654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036606.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter assesses the Palin campaign as an exercise in political storytelling. In this media-saturated age in which party labels may not tell us much about a candidate, personal biography has ... More


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