|Statement||by Philip Vernon Smith, M.A., Barrister-at-law, late fellow of King"s College, Cambridge; author of "History of the English Institutions" ; with preface by the Earl of Carnarvon.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||40 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||40|
House of Lords and the nation. London: England Office," , Strand, W.C., ([London]: Printed at the Fleet Printing Works, 14, Whitefriars Street, E.C.) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philip Vernon Smith. The House of Lords and the nation This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, The author died in , so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. "This book is written in a confident and commanding style by a historian obviously at the top of his form. The House of Lords is a monumentally understudied and under-evaluated part of Britain's political polity, and Davis shows us the prime importance of the role the Lords actually played in this period in setting the agenda for the political nation.". Get this from a library! The House of Lords in British politics and society, [E A Smith] -- This book is the only up-to-date survey of the history of the House of Lords, and its impact on British politics and society, in the period from Waterloo to the First World War. It shows how the.
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