The Gladstones: A Family Biography 1764 1851

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This full-scale study of the Gladstones, one of the most interesting and best documented families of nineteenth-century Britain. It centres on the formidable figure of John Gladstone and on his famous son. John made his fortune by trading in the difficult conditions of the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. As a major slave owner he was deeply embroiled in the troubles of the West Indies and in the debate on slavery. He played an important role in the new trade with the East and, as an urban and agricultural developer and ...

The Gladstones: A Family Biography 1764 1851 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521082778

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The Gladstones: A Family Biography 1764-1851 1971, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521079662

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