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Gladstone: God and Politics

By Roland Quinault | Published in History Today 2008 
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Richard Shannon has made a distinguished contribution to the study of Victorian politics and of Gladstone in particular. His two-volume biography of Gladstone, completed in 1999, is the most detailed modern narrative of the statesman’s career, but the density of the detail obscured the argument and the analysis. Consequently Shannon decided to offer a new and more accessible one-volume biography to a wider readership.


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