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Richard Cobden

Independent Radical

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674330818

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

465 pages

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Edsall’s life of Cobden is well written. It contains a good deal of information about the values, ambitions, and strategies of other mid-nineteenth-century bourgeois radicals. But more important than the information it contains is Edsall’s sensitivity, his ability to transform what have often been treated as symbols into people… It will be required reading for nineteenth-century British historians. It will also be read by others who are not historians and even by some who are not academics.—D. C. Moore

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