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Life of William Pitt

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pitt, William, 1759-1806.,
  • Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lord Macauley ; preceded by the Life of the Earl of Chatham.
    ContributionsBrowne, James, 1793-1841.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19368339M
    OCLC/WorldCa4072765

      In recent years William Pitt the Younger has received a very substantial amount of historical attention. In addition to Michael Duffy's excellent volume in the 'Profiles [End Page ] in Power' series () and the Lancaster pamphlet of Eric Evans, there is William Hague's full-length biography (), written with the stylistic elegance associated with Roy Jenkins.


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