Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Disturbed Fire TV Stick Off to College Essentials Shop Popular Services tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage Disney Infinity 3.0 Shop Back to School with Amazon Back to School with Amazon Outdoor Recreation Deal of the Day
The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Vol... and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $99.00
  • Save: $5.57 (6%)
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
The Forgotten Prime Minis... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by plumcircle
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Publisher overstock with possible minor shelfwear, remainder mark. Leaves our warehouse same or next business day. Most continental U.S. orders lead time 4-10 days. International - most countries 10-21 days, others 4 weeks.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $2.00
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume II: Achievement, 1851-1869 Hardcover – November 15, 2008


See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$93.43
$80.50 $55.49

John Hawkwood: An English Mercenary in Fourteenth-Century Italy by William Caferro
Historical Biographies and Memoirs
Check out a selection of Biographies and Memoirs, including "John Hawkwood" from William Caferro. Learn more | See related books
$93.43 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

Review

`The most significant book on Victorian politics in half a century. ' Professor John Charmley, University of East Anglia

`This, the first full-length biography of Derby to be written with access to the archives, will be the only one needed this century... The next volume is eagerly awaited. ' Andrew Roberts, The Sunday Times

`The first volume leaves him on the brink of his first ministry; the second volume is eagerly awaited...fine work' A. W. Purdue, THES

`Hopefully readers will not have to wait long for the remainder of this impressive work. Meantime, the book's publishers should be congratulated on having produced a handsome, illustrated volume, at a fairly reasonable price.' Terry Jenkins, BBC History Magazine

`Hawkins's...achievement [is] in bringing the mind of a reading public back to this curious and significant statesman.' Michael Bentley, TLS

`OUP should be congratulated for publishing this book in two volumes...well-researched, well-written book.' Andrew Roberts, The Sunday Times

`This is real history. Unlike so many political biographers, Hawkins has really mastered the archives. There is much in this book that is new, much that will permanently change interpretations of the period. It is about real politicians, not caricatures or faceless abstractions. Those who already have some acquaintance with the early years of the nineteenth century will find great pleasure in reading this book' Leslie Mitchell, Literary Review

`It has clearly taken years of labour and will be the definitive work on its subject... After this very full, well-exectuted and revealing treatment there will not need to be another book about the 14th earl of Derby for a long time.' J. R. Parry, Parliamentary History

About the Author


Angus Hawkins is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a member of the History Faculty at the University of Oxford, Director of International Programmes in Oxford University's Department for Continuing Education, and Fellow and Bursar of Kellogg College, Oxford. He has published numerous books on Victorian politics, including Parliament, Party and the Art of Politics in Britain, 1855-1859 and British Party Politics, 1852-1886 and has won a number of prizes including the Gladstone Memorial Prize and the McCann Award.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume II: Achievement, 1851-1869
This item: The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume II: Achievement, 1851-1869
Price: $93.43
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com
Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: biography books