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The elder Pitt

by Marie Peters

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778.,
    • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMarie Peters.
      SeriesProfiles in power, Profiles in power (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA483.P6 P44 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL672929M
      ISBN 100582259584, 0582259576
      LC Control Number97018992

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Having read "Pitt the Younger" by Robin Reilly, I wanted to review the life of other Prime Ministers and immediately turned to the biography of Pitt's father (called Pitt the Elder) who had also been a Prime Minister of Britain (from until ). This book is a biography of Pitt the Elder written by Jeremy Black/5(4).

This book offers a readable yet scholarly account of the life of one of the greatest statesmen of empire, William Pitt the Elder, First Earl of Chatham (). Chatham is seen as a political outsider who rose to direct British policy in the Seven Years War, the crucial struggle that gave Canada to Britain.

A critic of domestic corruption, he was subsequently a champion of. Edward Pearce has written a well researched book that gives some new insights into Pitt The Elder but which is spoiled by the rather peculiar style of writing.

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Edward Pearce doesn't set himself an easy task in Pitt the Elder: Man of War, promising a revisionist take on the political career of the 1st Earl of Chatham ( – ) with a particular eye to his conduct during the Seven Years' 's certainly a big task, and not one that Pearce completely succeeds in pulling off.

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Historians call him Pitt of Chatham, or William Pitt the Elder, to distinguish him from his son, William Pitt the Younger, who also was a prime minister.

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About William Pitt the Elder William Pitt the Younger followed his father into a career in politics, becoming prime minister in at the age of Influenced by the writings of Adam Smith, he reduced tariffs and government spending while levying new taxes in an effort to lower the debt resulting from the American Revolution.

Son of William Pitt the Elder, 1st Earl of Chatham, Prime Minister and Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham Brother of Hester Stanhope; General John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham; Harriot Eliot; James Charles Pitt; Thomas Pitt and 1 other.

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