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The best of Bagehot

Walter Bagehot

The best of Bagehot

by Walter Bagehot

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Bagehot, Walter, 1826-1877.,
    • Economists -- Great Britain.,
    • Economics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-271) and index.

      Statementedited with an introduction by Ruth Dudley Edwards.
      ContributionsEdwards, Ruth Dudley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB103.B2 A25 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1161865M
      ISBN 100241132878
      LC Control Number94140928
      OCLC/WorldCa29042922

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InBagehot wrote The English Constitution, a book that explores the nature of the constitution of the United Kingdom, specifically its Parliament and appeared at the same time that Parliament enacted the Reform Act ofrequiring Bagehot to write an extended introduction to the second edition which appeared in Bagehot also wrote Physics and Politics (), in Political party: Liberal.

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His father’s family had been general merchants for several generations, while his maternal uncle Vincent Stuckey was the head of the largest bank in the.