Lord Acton S History of Liberty: A Study of His Library, with an Edited Text of His History of Liberty Notes

by

Write The First Customer Review

This is the first full-length study of Lord Acton's History of Liberty. It is the first edited text of Lord Acton's notes made towards one of the great unwritten books of the nineteenth century. Herbert Butterfield once described Acton as 'by far the greatest historical thinker that England has ever had'. A friend of Gladstone and a member first of the House of Commons and then of the Lords, he accumulated a vast library, most of which is now in the University Library at Cambridge. It represents a man of cosmopolitan ...

Lord Acton S History of Liberty: A Study of His Library, with an Edited Text of His History of Liberty Notes 1994, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780859679954

Hardcover

Select