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The Younger Pitt

The Consuming Struggle (Younger Pitt)

by John Ehrman

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain - History - 18th Century,
  • Political History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Politics and government,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography,
  • 1759-1806,
  • 1760-1820,
  • Pitt, William,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages928
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928987M
    ISBN 100804727546
    ISBN 109780804727549

    The Younger Pitt: The Years of Acclaim (v. 1) by Ehrman, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England. In this lively and authoritative study, William Hague–himself the youngest political party leader in recent history–explains the dramatic events and 4/5(7).

    Pitt the Younger's governments financed the First () and Second () Coalitions against France and introduced social and administrative reforms. He resigned because of George III's hostility to Catholic emancipation (), but returned in to lead the fight against Bonaparte. He died in office. William Pitt the Younger re-examines Pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a `reformist' phase in the years to and a `reactionary' phase thereafter. His treatment includes explanation of: * Pitt's rapid rise to power* the importance of his relations with George III* contemporary party politics, including his own.

    United Kingdom - United Kingdom - William Pitt the Younger: Pitt lived and died a bachelor, totally obsessed with political office. He was clever, single-minded, confident of his own abilities, and a natural politician. But perhaps his greatest asset in the early s was his youth. He had entered Parliament in and was just 24 when he became first minister in   The Younger Pitt. III. The Consuming Struggle John Ehrman Palo Alto, CA, Stanford Nevertheless, this is a treatment of an individual dedica ted to the burdens of office. Pitt told Hester Stanhope that he must remain unmarried 'for my King and country's sake', Ehrman commenting 'The words, addressed to marriage, might be taken in a.


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The Younger Pitt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an 3/5(4). This is the concluding volume of a three-volume, widely acclaimed biography of William Pitt the Younger, who was Prime Minister of England from to and from to his death in /5(2).

The first volume of this biography, The Years of Acclaim, left Pitt at a peak in both home and foreign affairs. In he emerged triumphantly from the Regency crisis, and in policies commanded wide consent, his Parliamentary position was assured, and his financial and administrative reforms were proceeding steadily/5(4).

John Ehrman's book, the first of a three-volume biography of Pitt, offers an description of Pitt's youth and his early years as prime minister, culminating in his successful management of the Regency Crisis in William Pitt the Younger was a precocious politician who /5.

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First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. William Pitt the Younger followed in the footsteps of his father (William Pitt the Elder) and did so a young age, being only 21 when he became a Member of Parliament. Within a few short years he was the principle figure in the government, a position he would hold (with only a few brief exceptions) until his death in /5.

The author, a British politician, has written a book on William Wilberforce, and this book on William Pitt the Younger. Pitt, born in was born the second son to William Pitt, the First Earl of Chatham. He became First Minister in at the age of 24, and died inhaving been a thoroughly dedicated and professional politician/5(30).

The younger Pitt. [John Ehrman] -- "William Pitt the Younger (28 May. 23 January ) was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Younger Pitt: The consuming struggle - John Ehrman - Google Books. This is the concluding volume of a three-volume, widely acclaimed biography of William Pitt the Younger, who was Prime Minister of England from to and from to his death in The present volume covers the years from to his death, a period filled with momentous events: unrest and disaffection at.

The author, a British politician, has written a book on William Wilberforce, and this book on William Pitt the Younger. Pitt, born in was born the second son to William Pitt, the First Earl of Chatham.

He became First Minister in at the age of 24, and died inhaving been a thoroughly dedicated and professional politician/5(32). About the Pitt Yearbooks The Owl began publication in as the yearbook of the junior class of the Western University of Pennsylvania.

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William Pitt, the Younger, (bornHayes, Kent, England—died JanuLondon), British prime minister (–, –06) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. He had considerable influence in strengthening the office of the prime minister.

Early life. William Pitt was the second son of William Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham, a famous statesman of the. InWilliam Pitt the Elder gives a speech in Parliament decrying the unfair treatment of the colonists in the American colonies, and then advises his second son, a young man also named William Pitt, to avoid seeking fame through ed by: Carol Reed.

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Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ehrman, John. Younger Pitt. London, Constable, (OCoLC)  The Younger Pitt. Michael Duffy. Longman. [pound] p.b.

pages. ISBN This volume is part of Longman's Profiles in Power' series which provides readers with short introductions to the men who have shaped British history and how they did it.LibraryThing Review User Review - davidreads - LibraryThing. Forty percent of the first volume of Ehrman's biography of the younger Pitt concerns finance, administration, and trade, so a person unwilling to deal in-depth with money matters should choose another.