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The Blind Victorian Henry Fawcett and British liberalism

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Fawcett, Henry, 1833-1884.,
  • Goldman, Lawrence, 1957-,
  • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Economists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Lawrence Goldman.
LC ClassificationsDA565.F33 B57 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2059483M
ISBN 100521350328
LC Control Number88038762

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