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A Very British Family


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Acknowledgements Preface Introduction 1 A Short Family History 2 The Civil Service Pharisee 3 The Radical Aristocrat 4 The Romantic Crusader 5 Clio's Disciple 6 The Epigonic Generation Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index

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The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family which for several generations dedicated themselves to the service and chronicling of their country. This title explores the lives and achievements of this unique family and the part they played in shaping the history of Great Britain.

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Laura Trevelyan is a BBC Correspondent. She has worked for the BBC since 1993, reporting for many radio and television programmes including Newsnight, The Today Programme and the Ten O'Clock News. She lives with her husband and children in New York.


an intelligent, entertaining and strikingly fair account of one of Britain's most remarkable...families' - Philip Ziegler, Spectator 'This fascinating portrait reveals [the Trevelyans] as perhaps admirable and repellent in equal measure'. David McLaurin, The Tablet

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