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Walter Bagehot
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Bagehot's historical essays (1965 edition), New York University Press
Walter Bagehot
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Literary studies: With a prefatory memoir ed (1905 edition)
Walter Bagehot
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Ch. 5, The Age of Discussion - Physics and Politics (1869)
Walter Bagehot
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Physics and Politics Or Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of 'Natural Selection' and Inheritance' to Political Society (2008 edition), NuVision Publications, LLC - ISBN: 9781615360512
Walter Bagehot
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Physics and Politics Or Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of 'Natural Selection' and Inheritance' to Political Society (2008 edition), NuVision Publications, LLC - ISBN: 9781615360512


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Walter Bagehot
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Born: February 3, 1826

Died: March 24, 1877 (aged 51)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, businessman, essayist, journalist

Bio: Walter Bagehot was a British businessman, essayist, and journalist who wrote extensively about literature, government, and economic affairs.

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