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A life of Sir John Eldon Gorst

Disraeli"s awkward disciple

by Hunter, Archie

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Published by F. Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Gorst, John Eldon, Sir, 1835-1916.,
    • Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • British -- New Zealand -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-292) and index.

      StatementArchie Hunter.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesCass series--British politics and society,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA565.G47 H86 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 305 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944992M
      ISBN 10071465180X
      LC Control Number2001028288

      Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb, OM, MP, FBA (27 August – 9 December ) was a British classical scholar and politician.. He was born in Dundee, father was a well-known barrister, and his grandfather a judge. His sister was the social reformer Eglantyne Louisa Jebb, founder of the Home Arts and Industries Association; his niece, Eglantyne's daughter . SIR JOHN ELIOT (), English statesman, son of Richard Eliot, a member of an old Devonshire family lately settled in Cornwall, was born at his father's seat at Port Eliot in Cornwall in He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford, on the 4th of December , and leaving the university after a residence of three years he studied law at one of the inns of court.

        Works about Gorst " Gorst, Sir John Eldon," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.   He succeeded Gladstone as Prime Minister in A highly independent-minded and very able parliamentarian, Sir John Eldon Gorst (–) adheredto principles of Tory democracy and throughout his political life showed an active interest in the housing ofthe poor, the education of their children, and social questions generally.

        The Conservative backbencher Sir John Gorst, who has died a loved to try and set the news agenda, whether through such PR vehicles as the Middle Class Association, through advising the. Richard Shannon's study of The Age of Disraeli, The Rise of Tory Democracy (the second volume chronologically in Longman's authoritative History of the Conservative Party) was published to great acclaim in Here now is its successor, covering the fortunes of the Conservative Party in the period after the death of Disraeli, under the leadership of Lord .


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Lee "A Life of Sir John Eldon Gorst Disraeli's Awkward Disciple" por Archie Hunter disponible en Rakuten Kobo. This is the first book to tell the story of on eof the most contentious figures in Victorian and Edwardian politics: tha Brand: Taylor And Francis. Sir John Eldon Gorst, (bornPreston, Lancashire, Eng.—died April 4,London), lawyer and politician whose reorganization of the British Conservative Party at the local level greatly facilitated the party’s victory in the general election, the first decisive Conservative triumph since He was better known later, however, as a member of Lord.

When Sir Eldon Gorst succeeded Lord Cromer as Agent and Consul-General in Cairo inBritain effectively ruled Egypt and the Sudan. The period Gorst spent in Egypt was critical in shaping Africa's history. The British government gave Gorst the task of liberalising the Egyptian regime, a role he pursued with : Archie Hunter.

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Sir John Gorst Sir John Gorst, who died on July 31 a was a libertarian Tory who over 27 years as MP for Hendon North was one. The British politician and lawyer Sir John Eldon Gorst () arrived in New Zealand inshortly after the outbreak of the Taranaki Wars (from onwards), with idealistic intentions of working with Bishop Selwyn and the by: 5.

Other articles where Sir Eldon Gorst is discussed: Egypt: ʿAbbās Ḥilmī II, – Sir Eldon Gorst, who succeeded Cromer, had served in Egypt from to and brought a fresh mind to bear on the problems of the occupation.

He reached an understanding with the khedive and sought to diminish the growing power and numbers of the. : Power and Passion in Egypt: A Life of Sir Eldon Gorst, (International Library of Colonial History) (): Archie Hunter: BooksCited by: 2.

Synopsis This is the first book to tell the story of one of the most contentious figures in Victorian and Edwardian politics: that of the independent-minded and exceptionally able Conservative politician, Sir John Eldon Gorst. As a young man, Gorst spent three Author: Archie Hunter.

SIR JOHN ELDON GORST (), English statesman, was born at Preston inthe son of Edward Chaddock Gorst, who took the name of Lowndes on succeeding to the family estate in He graduated third wrangler from St John's College, Cambridge, inand was admitted to a fellowship.

After beginning to read for the bar in London, his father's illness and death led. This is the first book to tell the story of on eof the most contentious figures in Victorian and Edwardian politics: that of the independent-minded and exceptionally able Conservative politician, Sir John Eldon Gorst.

When Sir Eldon Gorst succeeded Lord Cromer as Agent and Consul-General in Cairo inBritain effectively ruled Egypt and the Sudan. The period Gorst spent in Egypt was critical in shaping Africa's history. The British government gave Gorst the task of liberalising the Egyptian regime, a role he pursued with vigour.

However, the reforms he introduced satisfied. Mary and John Gorst then came to Auckland, and in October went to live in Waikato, where their first son, also named John Eldon, was born. Another seven children – six girls and a boy – were born subsequently.

Gorst taught at a mission school for Maori boys at Hopuhopu, near the Reverend Benjamin Ashwell's Anglican mission at Taupiri. "Gorst, Sir John Eldon," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.Career.

Gorst was the son of Sir John Eldon Gorst, Solicitor General for England and Wales and Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on in New Zealand but raised in London, Gorst attended Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. In he became both a barrister and a member of the British diplomatic corps, going to Egypt the following year as Born: John Eldon Gorst, 25 JuneNew Zealand.(–).

Politician, lawyer, author, and reformer. A new biography of Gorst, John Eldon appears in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography on this site. Gorst was born in Preston, Lancashire, on 24 Maythe second son of Edward Chaddock Gorst.