Lord Acton

By Hill, Roland

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ISBN
978-0-30007-956-2
Publisher
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2000.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2000

Lord Acton's statement that "power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" is probably better known than he is. In this well-researched and coherently written biography, Hill, a retired journalist who has long studied Acton's work, draws on known publications as well as Acton's private notes. A highly respected historian and teacher, Acton (1834-1902) studied and maintain...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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