7 edition of Bagehot found in the catalog.
April 2, 2001
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Paul Smith (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||291|
In Walter Bagehot. In Bagehot published The English Constitution, an attempt to look behind the facade of the British system of government—crown, Lords, and Commons—to see how it really operated and where true power was one of the first to observe the overriding power of the Cabinet in the Read More. Walter Bagehot. 0 (0 Reviews) Pages: Downloads: 1, Share This. The English Constitution. By. Walter Bagehot. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.
Walter Bagehot's The English Constitution () is the best account of the history and workings of the British political system ever written. As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the dignified and efficient elements which made the . What most economists know about Walter Bagehot is contained in a brief page chapter slyly placed at the end of the book (chap. 16). Finally, the reader bursts out — this is what we came for! Predictably, this is also the most valuable chapter, where Grant’s brilliancy as a condenser of complicated ideas shines through.
Written in the first person, the book daringly presents itself as Bagehot’s own memoir. Pedants may question this im-pertinence, particularly when Prochas-ka writes of such personal matters as the mental illness of Bagehot’s mother. (“Every trouble in life,” Bagehot once remarked, “is a joke compared to mad-ness.”)File Size: KB. Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian. By James Grant.W.W. Norton; pages; $ and £ B EYOND DOUBT, Walter Bagehot was The Economist.
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Bagehot thought so deeply that William Gladstone and other leading politicians and intellectuals of the day frequently sought his views. This book is not a straight narrative of Bagehot’s life. Grant devotes a good number of pages to describe points of political philosophy to explain the political debates Bagehot was engaged in during the period/5(13).
Bagehot scholarship, however, isn’t accretive, and the book “The Spare Chancellor,” by the worldly British journalist Alastair Buchan, remains the Author: Benjamin Schwarz. Bagehot thought so deeply that William Gladstone and other leading politicians and intellectuals of the day frequently sought his views.
This Bagehot book you enjoy economic history and thinking about banking, credit, and the role of government during financial crises, then this book is for you/5.
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Walter Bagehot’s most popular book is The English Constitution. Bagehot was not the greatest Victorian (a sobriquet bestowed on him in by a writer for The Spectator that is not actually seconded by Grant), but he.
There is a great difficulty in the way of a writer who attempts to sketch a living Constitution-a Constitution that is in actual work and power. The difficulty is that the object is in constant change.
An historical writer does not feel this difficulty: he deals only with the past; he can say definitely, the Constitution worked in such and such a manner in the year at which he begins, and in a 5/5(1).
Bagehot’s book was so readable and so remarkable that it was re-issued three times within a year, and was republished in many editions both during his lifetime and afterwards.
Our choice at Econlib, after studying several editions, is to provide the main text the way it was at the end of (in Bagehot’s third edition, printed within the. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: Indeed, Bagehot’s books on British politics, on finance, and on the development of civilization are worth reading today.
The reader of Bagehot will also be struck by the role he played in the. Walter Bagehot's anatomy of The English Constitution is a classic of English political writing. In this new Cambridge Texts edition it appears for the first time in its original () book version, with Bagehot's original conclusion, and the substantial introduction written for the second edition of.
The English Constitution is a book by Walter serialised in The Fortnightly Review between 15 May and 1 Januaryand later published in book form init explores the constitution of the United Kingdom—specifically the functioning of Parliament and the British monarchy—and the contrasts between British and American : Walter Bagehot (3 February –.
About Bagehot’s notebook -- Analysis of British life and politics, in the tradition of Walter Bagehot, editor of The Economist from Bagehot synonyms, Bagehot pronunciation, Bagehot translation, English dictionary definition of Bagehot.
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This book was in part a reaction to the collapse of Overend, Gurney and Company, located at 65 Lombard Street, from which comes the title.
Walter Bagehot's anatomy of The English Constitution is a classic of English political writing. In this new Cambridge Texts edition it appears for the first time in its original () book version, with Bagehot's original conclusion, and the substantial introduction written for the second edition of Cited by: Bagehot was a financial journalist with a love of English literature and a facility for clear and cogent prose.
So is Mr. Grant. Bagehot is a terrific and efficient survey of the political and economic disputations of mid-Victorian England. Barton Swaim - The Wall Street JournalBrand: Norton, W.
& Company, Inc. Lombard Street began as a series of articles the esteemed essayist and financial advisor, Walter Bagehot had written for The Economist during the s.
First published in book form init is a vivid description of the money market that seamlessly brings together theoretical analyses, Brand: Philtre Libre.Bagehot's "Lombard Street" was begun, as he tells us in his "Advertisement," in the autumn of It is a wonderful achievement, that a book dealing with the shifting quicksands of the money market should still, after more than forty years, be a classic of which no one who wishes to understand the subject can afford to be ignorant.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Financial journalist and historian Grant (The Forgotten Depression) gives a thoughtful, evenhanded, and frequently witty take on one of his professional forebears: Walter Bagehot ( ), a 19th-century British banker, editor-in-chief of the Economist, and a skilled writer on political and economic subjects/5(3).