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Walter Bagehot

Harry R. Sullivan

Walter Bagehot

by Harry R. Sullivan

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Published by Twayne in USA .
Written in English


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StatementHarry P. Sullivan.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors
ContributionsBagehot, Walter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19363662M

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Walter Bagehot, (born February 3,Langport, Somerset, England—died MaLangport), economist, political analyst, and editor of The Economist who was one of the most influential journalists of the mid-Victorian period.

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Bagehot's book was so readable and so remarkable that it was re-issued three times within a year, and was republished in many editions both during his lifetime and afterwards.

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There is a great difficulty in the way of a writer who attempts to sketch a living Constitution-a Constitution that is in actual work and power. The difficulty is that the object is in constant change. An historical writer does not feel this difficulty: he deals only with the past; he can say definitely, the Constitution worked in such and such a manner in the year at which he begins, and in a 5/5(1).

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For many years he was editor of The Economist, and to this day the magazine includes a weekly “Bagehot” column. His analyses of politics, economics, and public affairs were nothing. Lombard Street began as a series of articles the esteemed essayist and financial advisor, Walter Bagehot had written for The Economist during the s.

First published in book form init is a vivid description of the money market that seamlessly brings together theoretical analyses, historical anecdotes, and incisive commentary on sociology, politics, and the Street's various : Philtre Libre.