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Holland House [electronic resource]: A History of London's Most Celebrated Salon

Linda Kelly
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781780764498 (hbk.), 1780764499 (hbk.)
Summary
Situated in the heart of London's Holland Park are the remains of Holland House - the site of what was once England's most celebrated political salon. Providing an intimate view of some of the greatest figures in 19th century politics and culture, this book brings to life the colourful world of Holland House.
Contents
  • Nephew of fox
  • Lovers' meeting
  • In opposition
  • Foreign adventures
  • 'The best and the greatest man...'
  • Edinburgh reviewers
  • Spanish journeys
  • Enter Byron
  • Towards waterloo
  • Defenders of Napoleon
  • At home at Holland house
  • The trial of Queen Caroline
  • 'A house of all Europe'
  • Reforming campaigns
  • Family matters
  • A surrogate son
  • Party confusions
  • Irish affairs
  • The July revolution
  • The whigs in power
  • 'The bill, the whole bill and nothing but the bill'
  • The triumph of reform
  • Elder statesman
  • 'This wretched day'
  • Leaving the stage.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-246) and index.
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