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Gladstone Centenary Essays$
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David Bebbington and Roger Swift

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780853239253

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313202

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Exporting ‘western & Beneficent Institutions’: Gladstone and Empire, 1880–1885

Exporting ‘western & Beneficent Institutions’: Gladstone and Empire, 1880–1885

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(p.202) Exporting ‘western & Beneficent Institutions’: Gladstone and Empire, 1880–1885
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Gladstone Centenary Essays
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Eugenio Biagini
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853239253.003.0011

This chapter proposes an interpretation of how Gladstone could harmonise principles with pragmatism by first considering his intellectual indebtedness to Edmund Burke. It then examines the importance of financial and fiscal stability as components of the Liberal understanding of what self–government really meant. Finally, it looks at self–government as an imperial strategy, whose aim was to reconcile indigenous opinion to continued British rule.

Keywords:   pragmatism, Edmund Burke, financial stability, fiscal stability, self–government, British rule

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