Don Pacifico, Democracy, and Danger: The Protectionist Party Critique of British Foreign Policy, 1850–1852

@article{Hicks2004DonPD,
  title={Don Pacifico, Democracy, and Danger: The Protectionist Party Critique of British Foreign Policy, 1850–1852},
  author={G. Hicks},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={26},
  pages={515 - 540}
}
  • G. Hicks
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
  • earl of Aberdeen, formerly foreign secretary in Sir Robert Peel's Conservative administration, worried about the likely foreign policy of the minority Conservative government that took office in February 1852. He explained to his Russian confidante, Princess Lieven, that the earl of Derby, the new prime minister and leader of the Protectionist wing of the Conservative Party, 'is not familiar with these subjects, and will often be at a loss'. He added: 'We have been so much occupied of late… CONTINUE READING
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