Britain and Joseph Chamberlain


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After all the endeavours that combined to make Britain the first great industrial nation, that dominant position was then relinquished. Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914), the driven and self-made Birmingham businessman who shifted his energies formidably into politics, might have appeared to be one leader well equipped to help Britain stay competitive in the global race for economic growth. But, as Michael Balfour suggests in this absorbing study, Chamberlain's personality and temperament were not suited to the challenge. ...

Britain and Joseph Chamberlain 2012, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571296255


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Britain and Joseph Chamberlain 1985, Allen & Unwin Australia

ISBN-13: 9780049421912

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