By Michael W. Pharand,Ellen L. Hawman,Mary S. Millar,Sandra den Otter,M.G. Wiebe
In February 1868 Benjamin Disraeli turned the 40th major minister of significant Britain. The 10th quantity of the Benjamin Disraeli Letters sequence is dedicated solely to Disraeli’s copious correspondence in the course of that momentous 12 months. the amount includes 648 of Disraeli’s letters, 510 of them by no means ahead of released and all copiously annotated – usually with the opposite facet of the correspondence included.
This quantity constitutes a special checklist of Disraeli’s upward push to energy and of the interior workings of the Victorian political scene, it all recorded in intimate element. an unlimited venture which the Times Literary Supplement has referred to as “a monument to scholarship,” the Benjamin Disraeli Letters volumes are an important source for the learn of nineteenth-century politics, heritage, literature, and the arts.
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