"Rarely can a single scholar have re-mapped a whole historical territory so grandly as H. C. G. Matthew has done in the case of Gladstone in particular and of Victorian politics and culture in general."--English Historical Review
About the Author
H. C. G. Matthew is Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford. He is the editor of the 14-volume collection of The Gladstone Diaries, and of the New Dictionary of National Biography.