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Described as one of the 19th century s most dynamic prime ministers, Robert Peel transformed Great Britain into a modern nation. He invented the police force; steered through legislation that allowed Catholics to sit in Parliament; reorganized the criminal justice system; and invented the Conservative Party as it exists today. Above all he tackled poverty by repealing the Corn Laws, and thanks to Peel Britain chose free trade and opened the door for globalization. For all his achievements, however, Peel was not all politics ...

Robert Peel: A Biography 2007, Orion Publishing, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780297848448