By Michael W. Pharand,Ellen L. Hawman,Mary S. Millar,Sandra den Otter,M.G. Wiebe
In February 1868 Benjamin Disraeli turned the 40th best minister of serious Britain. The 10th quantity of the Benjamin Disraeli Letters sequence is dedicated completely to Disraeli’s copious correspondence in the course of that momentous yr. the amount comprises 648 of Disraeli’s letters, 510 of them by no means earlier than released and all copiously annotated – usually with the opposite aspect of the correspondence included.
This quantity constitutes a different list of Disraeli’s upward thrust to energy and of the internal workings of the Victorian political scene, it all recorded in intimate element. an enormous undertaking which the Times Literary Supplement has known as “a monument to scholarship,” the Benjamin Disraeli Letters volumes are a vital source for the research of nineteenth-century politics, historical past, literature, and the arts.
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