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Goldman, Lawrence 1957-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Biography  Constitution  Dictionaries  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: KF4515, 342.73029
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Goldman
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Goldman
Science, reform, and politics in Victorian Britain : the Social Science Association, 1857-1886 by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a study of the relationships between social thought, social policy and politics in Victorian Britain. Goldman focuses on the activity of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, known as the Social Science Association. For three decades this served as a forum for the discussion of Victorian social questions and as an influential adviser to governments, and its history discloses how social policy was made in these years. The Association, which attracted many powerful contributors, including politicians, civil servants, intellectuals and reformers, had influence over policy and legislation on matters as diverse as public health and women's legal and social emancipation. The SSA reveals the complex roots of social science and sociology buried in the non-academic milieu of nineteenth-century reform. And its influence in the United States and Europe allows for a comparative approach to political and intellectual development in this period
The Federalist papers; Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay by Alexander Hamilton( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the winter of 1787-8 a series of eighty-five essays appeared in the New York press; the purpose of the essays was to persuade the citizens of New York State to ratify the Constitution of the United States. The three authors - Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay - were respectively the first Secretary of the Treasury, the fourth President, and the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in American history. Each had played a crucial role in the events of the American Revolution; together they were convinced of the need to weld thirteen disparate and newly-independent states into a union. Their essays make the case for a new and united nation, governed under a written Constitution that endures to this day." "The Federalist Papers are an indispensable guide to the intentions of the founding fathers who created the United States, and a canonical text in the development of western political thought. This new edition pays full attention to the classical learning of their authors and the historical examples they deploy."--Jacket
Dons and workers : Oxford and adult education since 1850 by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of adult education in England considers its role in the evolution from late-Victorian liberalism to 20th-century socialism. Emphasis is placed on the University of Oxford, whose leading contribution to this movement presents a revealing portrait of its influence on the nation
Politics and culture in Victorian Britain : essays in memory of Colin Matthew( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The specific occasion for these essays was as a tribute to the memory of the late Colin Matthew, one of the most eminent recent historians of Victorian Britain, who was himself determined to uphold the contemporary relevance of Victorian political tradition, and to explore the interface between 'politics' and 'culture'. Reflection on his intellectual achievement is a second distinctive component of this book."--Jacket
Oxford dictionary of national biography, 2001-2004( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new book, drawn from the award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, brings together the life stories of more than 800 men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past and who died between 2001 and 2004." "These are the people responsible for some of the major developments in the United Kingdom during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Alongside those who left their mark in politics, the arts, business, law, military service, sport, and education are leading figures in new branches of science and medicine such as genetics, transplantation, and computing - and in new forms of entertainment and communication." "Authoritative and accessible, the biographies in this volume are written by specialist authors, many of them leading figures in their field." --Book Jacket
The life of R.H. Tawney : socialism and history by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.H. Tawney was the most influential theorist and exponent of socialism in Britain in the 20th century and also a leading historian. Based on papers deposited at the London School of Economics including a collection of personal material previously held by his family, this book provides the first detailed biography. Lawrence Goldman shows that to understand Tawney's work it is necessary to understand his life. This biography takes a broadly chronological approach, and uses this framework to examine major themes, including Tawney's political thought and historical writings. Tawney was the most
Oxford dictionary of national biography, 2005-2008( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blind Victorian : Henry Fawcett and British liberalism by Blind Victorian( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From art to politics : John Ruskin and William Morris by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and culture in Victorian Britain essays in memory of Colin Matthew( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dons and workers Oxford and adult education since 1850 by Lawrence Goldman( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford dictionary of national biography( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford dictionary of national biography( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trinity in Camberwell : a history of the Trinity College mission in Camberwell, 1885-1985 by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, reform, and politics in Victorian Britain the Social Science Association, 1857-1886 by Lawrence Goldman( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000 by H. C. G Matthew( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Over a twelve-year period a distinguished supervisory committee from the University of Oxford, with a grant from the British Academy, has coordinated the work of 10,000 specialists worldwide to recreate one of the great English reference works. The result is the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography--a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000
The Life of R Socialism and History by Lawrence Goldman( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.H. Tawney was the most influential theorist and exponent of socialism in Britain in the 20th century and also a leading historian. Based on papers deposited at the London School of Economics including a collection of personal material previously held by his family, this book provides the first detailed biography. Lawrence Goldman shows that to understand Tawney's work it is necessary to understand his life. This biography takes a broadly chronological approach, and uses this framework to examine major themes, including Tawney's political thought and historical writings. Tawney was the most
 
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Science, reform, and politics in Victorian Britain : the Social Science Association, 1857-1886
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The Federalist papers; Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John JayDons and workers : Oxford and adult education since 1850Politics and culture in Victorian Britain : essays in memory of Colin MatthewOxford dictionary of national biography, 2001-2004The Blind Victorian : Henry Fawcett and British liberalismPolitics and culture in Victorian Britain essays in memory of Colin MatthewDons and workers Oxford and adult education since 1850Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000