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The Journals of Thomas Babington Macaulay, V.1-5

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Presents the candid diary of Thomas Macaulay, Victorian statesman, historian and author of The History of England. This work shows how, spanning the period 1838 to 1859, the journal is the longest work from Macaulay''s pen. It states that these unique manuscripts held at Trinity College, Cambridge, are most revealing of all his writings.
Unknown Binding, 1668 pages
Published June 5th 2014 by Pickering & Chatto Publishers (first published August 18th 2008)
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Nov 10, 2015 Anne added it
Macaulay's writings are at times highly matter-of-fact and at others entertaining. Chronicles well the minutiae of a day, such that one might easily identify him as the author of a particularly dense penal code. Nonetheless, these journals emerged after Macaulay's stint in India, so they were relatively useless save a mention of the Simla Manifesto and impending Anglo-Afghan War (the first of three).
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848.

As a young man he composed the ballads Ivry and The Armada, which he late
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