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Joseph Chamberlain: Entrepreneur in Politics
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0300058012, Hardcover)This is the first complete, single-volume biography of Joseph Chamberlain, the Birmingham industrialist who by the beginning of the twentieth century had effectively become the ""first minister of the British Empire"". Marsh dissects Chamberlain's political career, revealing his unconventional approach to Britain's problems before the first World War and highlighting the discontinuities, in particular his shift from Liberal to Conservative and from free trade to protectionist.
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Based on archives worldwide, this work explores the political involvements of this British industrialist. The study reveals Chamberlain's aggressive approach to Britain's problems between 1867 and 1914 including his involvement in Irish Home Rule and the House of Lords.
An edition of this book was published by Yale University Press.
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