By S. E. Finer
First released in 1952, this can be a full-scale and definitive account of the lifestyles and paintings of Sir Edwin Chadwick. one of the resources used are the Chadwick Papers, the Peel, position, Russell and Gladstone Papers, the house place of work, Treasury and Ministry of well-being papers and the mins and files of the Metropolitan fee of Sewers. targeted in this mass of fabric, this e-book demonstrates that the nice social reforms of the Victorian age can be attributed, no longer loads to the cupboards, yet to the labours of a handful of civil servants. It additionally argues that Edwin Chadwick was once the main influential of those civil servants and during this illuminating biography, Professor Finer offers an account of early Victorian management as noticeable from inside.
This e-book may be of curiosity to these learning Victorian social reform, the heritage of the welfare nation and social policy.
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