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Lord North: The Prime Minister Who Lost America

Lord North: The Prime Minister Who Lost America

Whiteley, Peter

Lord North was in many ways a most successful politician. Prime Minister for 12 years, his management of parliament and the business of government was adept. This book presents an account of his life. It also talks about the American War of Independence, examining it from the perspective of the British Government and from the colonial standpoint

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Hambledon Continuum, 2007

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Details

ISBN: 1852855193, 9781852855192
Intended audience: General (US: Trade).
Physical Description: 275p. : 8ill. ; 23.4 cm.

Contents

  1. Illustrations
  2. Preface
  3. Introduction
  4. 1. Background and Upbringing
  5. 2. Coming of Age
  6. 3. Political Apprenticeship
  7. 4. A Man with a Future
  8. 5. Arrival
  9. 6. The King's First Minister
  10. 7. A Confident Start
  11. 8. The East India Company
  12. 9. The Good Years
  13. 10. The Thirteen Colonies. 11. The Gathering Storm
  14. 12. Wartime Prime Minister
  15. 13. After Saratoga
  16. 14. The Road to Yorktown
  17. 15. The End of an Era
  18. 16. The Coalition and the Last Decade
  19. 17. Conclusion
  20. Appendix
  21. Notes
  22. Bibliography
  23. Index.