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Author Evans, Eric J., 1945-
Title Sir Robert Peel : statesmanship, power and party / Eric J. Evans.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition Second edition.

Author Evans, Eric J., 1945-
Series Lancaster pamphlets.
Lancaster pamphlets.
Subject Peel, Robert, 1788-1850.
Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 19th century.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1830-1837.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 107 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-95) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Eric Evans presents an introduction to the life and career of British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel. The author reassesses Peel's career, arguing that although his executive and administrative strengths were great, he presented political problems which he was incapable of solving.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 The young statesman, 1809-18 -- chapter 3 Peel, the Home Office and 'Liberal Toryism', 1819-30 -- chapter 4 The collapse of the old Tory party, 1827-32 -- chapter 5 A King's minister out of office: Peel in the 1830s -- chapter 6 Revival: Toryism into Conservatism, 1832-41 -- chapter 7 The general election of 1841 -- chapter 8 Executive government under Peel, 1841-6 -- chapter 9 Peel and backbench Toryism, 1841-5 -- chapter 10 The repeal of the Corn Laws and the fall of Peel -- chapter 11 Conclusion: Reputation and evaluation, 1846-50 and beyond.
ISBN 0203018745 (electronic bk.)
9780203018743 (electronic bk.)
0415366151 (Cloth)
041536616X (pbk.)
9780415366151 (hbk.)
9780415366168 (pbk.)
OCLC # 70914537
Additional Format Print version: Evans, Eric J., 1945- Sir Robert Peel. 2nd ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2006 0415366151 041536616X (DLC) 2005028279 (OCoLC)61758590.