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Castlereagh a life by John Bew

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Biography,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Statesmen

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Bew
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA522.L8 B49 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238987M
ISBN 109780199931590
LC Control Number2012008785

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  The book also gives Castlereagh well-deservered credit for the fine work he did in Vienna and in Paris on behalf of his nation and Europe. This book is a must have on the research shelf for anyone interested in the Penninsular War, the Napoleonic Era, the Irish Rebellion and other great moments at this turning point in history/5(35).   This biography of Viscount Castlereagh, the main architect of the Act of Union of and much else besides, is a significant piece of work. John Bew is also a very good writer, though the book is far too long - it really should have been 50% shorter in order to 4/5.   Hardly is a figure more maligned in British history than Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh. One of the central figures of the Napoleonic Era and the man primarily responsible for fashioning Britain's strategy at the Congress of Vienna, Castlereagh was widely respected by the great powers of Europe and America, yet despised by his countrymen and those he sought to : John Bew. Patrick Geoghegan's book provides a short overview of Castlereagh life and career, one that focuses on Castlereagh's role as an Irish politician. Roughly 2/3 of the book covers his career up to the passage of the Act of Union in ; the remainder of his career including the critical decade he spent as Foreign Secretary, are crammed into two /5.

Book is in good condition with some light wear and creasing to cover. 2. The Castlereagh Way. Second Impression. pages. Book is in good condition with gift inscriptiioni and with light wear to cover. 3. The Colours Of Castlereagh. First Edition. pages. Book is in good condition with light wear to cover. 5. Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Lisburn. 20K likes. Official Facebook page of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council/5(54). The Castlereagh Resort has a shared lounge, garden and terrace in Hatton. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the 9/10(6). "Hardly is a figure more maligned in British history than Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh. One of the central figures of the Napoleonic Era and the man primarily responsible for fashioning Britain's strategy at the Congress of Vienna, Castlereagh was widely respected by the great powers of Europe and America, yet despised by his countrymen and those he sought to serve.4/5(1).

Castlereagh Public School. likes 31 talking about this. Welcome to Castlereagh Public School, a small, friendly school situated in an open, rural setting between Penrith and Richmond. The area Followers: Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, also called (from ) 2nd Marquess Of Londonderry, (born J , Dublin—died Aug. 12, , London), British foreign secretary (–22), who helped guide the Grand Alliance against Napoleon and was a major participant in the Congress of Vienna, which redrew the map of Europe in Castlereagh was one of the most distinguished foreign. The 'mask' of Castlereagh --Irish apprenticeship --India and the war against Napoleon --The Pittites without Pitt --Wars and peace-making --Leader of the House of Commons --Castlereagh and the 'new diplomacy' --Castlereagh and the wider world --Suicide and conclusion. Responsibility: C.J. Bartlett. Castlereagh Summer House is rated "Fair" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/