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Disraeli (Lost Treasures Series)

by Robert Blake

  • 350 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Central government,
  • Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Executive Bodies,
  • Political History,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages850
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8980990M
    ISBN 101853752754
    ISBN 109781853752759
    OCLC/WorldCa39641282

    Benjamin Disraeli, 1st earl of Beaconsfield (dĬzrā´lē), –81, British statesman and is regarded as the founder of the modern Conservative party. Early Career Disraeli was of Jewish ancestry, but his father, the literary critic Isaac D'Israeli, had him baptized ().In Disraeli published his first novel, Vivian Grey. The book is and was a powerful social and political commentary / satire on the prevailing attitudes and socio-economic philosophies of mid y Great Britain. Through it Disraeli wanted to inspire an idealistic renewal / revival of Conservatism based on the Crown, liberty to 2/5(1).

    Benjamin Disraeli (who would become the Prime Minister of England in ) wrote Sibyl as a young adult (in ). The book is alternately titled The Two Nations because it bespeaks a nation. Disraeli () was an outsider who cultivated the art of letters as successfully as he practiced the craft of politics. Here, Weintraub (Arts and Humanities/Pennsylvania State University; Long Day's Journey into War, , etc.) meticulously traces the British PM's life and personae. Son of a minor literary antiquarian, Disraeli—partly because, as a Jew, he was excluded from most other.

      It is a terrible, unexpected legacy, one exposed in a crisp, persuasive book. • To order Disraeli for £ go to or .   Disraeli: The Novel Politician is the late English historian’s final book. David Cesarani, who died of cancer last October at was considered the foremost British historian of the modern Jewish experience of his generation.


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Disraeli (Lost Treasures Series) by Robert Blake Download PDF EPUB FB2

He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of many books, including Disraeli, Edward VII, George IV, The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici, and Cavaliers and Roundheads.

Described by Professor Sir John Plumb as " a writer of the highest ability and in the Christopher Hibbert, MC, FRSL, FRGS (5 March - 21 December /5.

Robert Blake () was the pre-eminent Tory historian of his day. In addition to his masterpiece, his biography of Disraeli, his books include Bonar Law: The Unknown Prime Minister, The Conservative Party from Peel to John Major and a volume in the Paladin History of England, (a series which he edited), The Decline of Power, These and Disraeli's Grand Tour are all being 4/5(28).

Benjamin Disraeli is the tenth book in the Schocken Books/Nextbook "Jewish Encounters" series. An exceptional portrait of an intriguing figure, this book will particularly appeal to those readers interested in studying the history of Jewish thought.

Armchair Interviews says: Most interesting biography/5(12). Looking for books by Benjamin Disraeli. See all books authored by Benjamin Disraeli, including Benjamin Disraeli, Collection Novels, and Benjamin Disraeli Letters:Volume II, and more on Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Disraeli book Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Benjamin Disraeli Skip to.

Weintraub has a really good grasp of Disraeli's fiction and is quick to point out the many intention Disraeli book with Disraeli's life. My only critique of the book is that it assumes a great deal of knowledge on the readers part of how the English political system by: I was trying to choose which biography of Disraeli to read.

I settled on this book by Blake as it is considered the seminal biography of Benjamin Disraeli (). This book is well written and meticulously researched. I like having the documentation at the end of every chapter instead of it at the end of the book/5.

What about Robert Blake on Disraeli, because this book is described as one of the finest biographies ever written.

Well, that is a brilliant book. I am actually writing a book about Disraeli now and I use Robert Blake – of course I do. But I am trying to give Disraeli a slightly different flavour. And whether I will succeed or not I don’t know.

The book is a roman à thèse, or a novel with a thesis — which was meant to create a furor over the squalor that was plaguing England's working class cities. Disraeli's novel was made into a silent film called Sybil instarring Evelyn Brent and Cowley : Benjamin Disraeli.

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS (born Benjamin D'Israeli) () was a British Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister-the first and thus far only pe. Disraeli was also a published author and some of his well-known books include ‘Henrietta Temple’, ‘The New Generation’, and ‘Two Nations’ among others.

Disraeli was not only a great political thinker but also an intellectual of rare gift and here are some of his most. Coningsby, or The New Generation is an English political novel by Benjamin Disraeli, published in Coningsby was the first of a trilogy of novels (together with Sybil and Tancred) which marked a departure from Disraeli's silver-fork novels of the s and which are his most famous.

The book is set against a background of the real. Pages in category "Novels by Benjamin Disraeli" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "Benjamin Disraeli".

The book traces the turbulent rise of Benjamin Disraeli to become Prime Minister of England and confidant of Queen Victoria.

It gives an excellent view of politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the man Disraeli rather than on the politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant/5.

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS (21 December – 19 April ) was an English statesman and literary served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom – the first and thus far only person of Jewish parentage to do so, although Disraeli was baptised in the Anglican Church at an early : 21 DecemberLondon.

Benjamin Disraeli, in full Benjamin Disraeli, earl of Beaconsfield, Viscount Hughenden of Hughenden, byname Dizzy, (born DecemLondon, England—died ApLondon), British statesman and novelist who was twice prime minister (, –80) and who provided the Conservative Party with a twofold policy of Tory democracy and imperialism.

Disraeli was not a bestseller. Coningsby and Sybil sold about 3, copies, and gave him a profit of about £1, per title. Sybil was advertised for sale in the Times, on 8 May The. Disraeli (Lost Treasures Series) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict "Robert Blake's biography is a triumph and may justly be pronounced a classic," beamed LJ's reviewer (LJ 2/1/67).

Disraeli by Sarah Bradford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Endymion is a novel published in by Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, the former Conservative Prime Minister of the United was paid £10, for it.

It was the last novel Disraeli published before his death. He had been writing another, Falconet, when he died; it was published, incomplete, after his : Benjamin Disraeli. Robert Blake () was the pre-eminent Tory historian of his day.

In addition to his masterpiece, his biography of Disraeli, his books include Bonar Law: The Unknown Prime Minister, The Conservative Party from Peel to John Major and a volume in the Paladin History of England, (a series which he edited), The Decline of Power, These and Disraeli's Grand Tour are all being Book Edition: Main.Coningsby, in full Coningsby, or The New Generation, political novel by Benjamin Disraeli, published in It is the first novel in Disraeli’s trilogy completed by Sybil () and Tancred ().Coningsby follows the fortunes of Harry Coningsby, the orphaned grandson of the marquis of Monmouth.

It also traces the waning of the Whigs and the Tories and the nascency of the Conservative party.