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Author Gauci, Perry.

Title William Beckford : first prime minister of the London empire / Perry Gauci
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Contents The torrid zone -- Transatlantic man -- Fitting in -- Empire and patriotism -- The friend of liberty -- The cultural chameleon -- Apotheosis
Summary This biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at 18th-century British history from the perspective of the colonies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Beckford, William, 1709-1770.
Mayors -- England -- London -- Biography.
Merchants -- England -- London -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1727-1760.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300166753
0300195168 (electronic bk.)
9780300166750
9780300195163 (electronic bk.)