This volume consists of fourteen essays and an introduction all addressing the interconnection between modern party and electoral politics or political culture and disestablished religious organizations in modern British history - the main areas of scholarly interest for Richard W. Davis, Professor Emeritus, Washington University, St Louis. Questions how individuals envision the public good in modern Britain and how, through religious and moral beliefs, coupled with wisdom and political savvy, they can improve the public good through the ever-changing nineteenth century political institutions Essays range from studies of local electoral politics and parliamentary reform campaign to national political party organization, high politics and the role religion and empire played in the creation of national policy Examines the influence of individuals on the political process through their professional work in historical and philosophical writing, journalism and missionary work at home and abroad Provides new original research in the area of modern British political history together in Parliamentary History
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Author Biography - Nancy LoPatin-Lummis
Nancy LoPatin-Lummis is Professor of Modern British History at University of Wiscsonsin-Stevens Point. She has published Political Unions, Popular Politics and the Great Reform Act of 1832 (1999), is co-general editor of Lives of Victorian Political Figures Series and articles on parliamentary and popular political history in Journal of British Studies, Parliamentary History, Journal of Victorian Culture, Midland History and other journals. She received her PhD from Washington University in St Louis in 1988 and was a student of Richard W. Davis.