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Title: The Black Book and the reform of public life in early nineteenth-century Britain
Author(s): Cawood, Ian
Keywords: Corruption
Public Service
British Political History
Nineteenth Century
Issue Date: 24-Jan-2022
Date Deposited: 25-Jan-2022
Citation: Cawood I (2022) The Black Book and the reform of public life in early nineteenth-century Britain. Journal of Liberal History, (113), pp. 6-17.
Abstract: This article traces the story of an exposé of establishment nepotism and venality 200 years ago, which reanimated the movement for parliamentary reform and contributed to the roots of Liberalism and to modern definitions of corruption and standards in public life.
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