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Author Thomas, William, 1936-
Title The quarrel of Macaulay and Croker : politics and history in the age of reform / William Thomas.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Subject Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859 -- Political and social views.
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859. History of England from the accession of James the Second. Selections.
Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 -- Political and social views.
Literary quarrels -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1830-1837.
Great Britain -- Historiography.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 339 pages) : illustrations
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-328) and index.
Summary This is the story of one of the great literary rows of the 19th century, between a historian and a critic. The author shows that Croker's political opinions were less rancorous and more interesting and Macaulay's scholarship was not faultless.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Contents Intro; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Plates; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Quarrel and the Biographers; Croker's Political Opinions; Macaulay's Politics: From Clapham to Bowood; Croker, Peel, and Party Loyalty; Macaulay Joins the Whigs; Croker as Historian: The Moralist under Siege; Macaulay's Craftsmanship: Opening up the Narrative; Riposte; Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198208648 (Cloth)
0198208642 (Cloth)
1280445807
9781280445804
9780191678103
0191678104
9786610445806
661044580X
9780191543319 (electronic bk.)
0191543314 (electronic bk.)
0198209642
OCLC # 252554812
Additional Format Print version: Thomas, William, 1936- Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000 (DLC) 00037499