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The eighth Earl of Elgin

John Lyle Morison

The eighth Earl of Elgin

a chapter in nineteenth-century imperial history

by John Lyle Morison

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elgin, James Bruce, -- Earl of, -- 1811-1863,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1841-1867,
  • China -- History -- Foreign intervention, 1857-1861

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby J.L. Morison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA17E4 M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17157881M

    Following in his father’s footsteps, James Bruce – the 8th Earl of Elgin – is notorious in China for ordering the destruction of the beautiful Old Summer Palace, known as Yuan Ming Yuan (the. Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin. Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin. By. Earl of Elgin James Bruce. 0 (0 Reviews) Downloads: Share This. Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin. By. Earl of Elgin James Bruce. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download.

    Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin lesson plan template and teaching resources. This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (), was the governor general of Canada who implemented the principle of "responsible government" in colonial administration and paved the way for the development of a Commonwealth comprising autonomous nations.

    The 8th Lord Elgin and ransacking of Beijing’s Summer Palace Posted at pm in Similar cases Regular readers of this blog will know that Thomas Bruce, AKA the Seventh Earl of Elgin, who removed the sculptures from the Parthenon, was not the only one in his family with a reputation for pilfering historic artefacts.   Author of Letters and journals of James, eighth Earl of Elgin, The Elgin-Grey papers, , État et avenir du Canada en , Extracts from the letters of James, Earl of Elgin to Mary Louisa, Countess of Elgin, , Remarks on the Earl of Elgin's despatch, dated the 5th of May , on the subject of rebellion losses in Canada, Proceedings at the .


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The eldest son of Edward Bruce, 10th Earl of Elgin and the Honourable Katherine Elizabeth Cochrane, daughter of the Baron Cochrane of Cults, he was educated at Eton and at Balliol College, Oxford.

On 12 SeptemberBruce was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the 3rd (Armoured) Bn Scots Guards [2] [3] and was wounded during Operation Bluecoat, the Battles/wars: Second World War, Operation Bluecoat.

The 8th Earl of Elgin (). In he became the British High Commissioner to China. During the Anglo French invasion of Beijing in he was involved in the decison making which led to the damage and ransacking of the Summer Palace (The British troops involved were led by his brother!) - as well as the destruction of the Old Summer Palace.

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James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine KT GCB PC (20 July – 20 November ), was a British colonial administrator and diplomat. He was the Governor General of the Province of Canada, a High Commissioner in charge of opening trades with China and Japan, and Viceroy of India.

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Infollowing the death of his elder brother, he became the heir to the earldom and inon the death of his father, succeeded to the title, becoming the eighth earl of Elgin. That same year he was elected Southampton's representative in the House of Commons, but his new earldom brought an end to his parliamentary career.

James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin, in full James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin, 12th earl of Kincardine, (born JLondon—died Nov. 20,Dharmsala, India), British statesman and governor general of British North America in –54 who effected responsible, or cabinet, government in Canada and whose conduct in office defined the role for his successors.

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The eighth Earl of Elgin; a chapter in nineteenth-century imperial history. [J L Morison] -- Biography of James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, who was Canada's Governor-General, Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Elgin, James Bruce, Earl of, Letters and journals of James, eighth Earl of Elgin. New York: Kraus Reprint, (OCoLC) Named Person: James Bruce Elgin, Earl of; James Bruce Elgin, Earl of: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Bruce Elgin, Earl of; Theodore Walrond.

Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin by Earl of James Bruce Elgin. No cover available. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Elgin, James Bruce, Earl of, Title: Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain.Eight Earl of Elgin Elgin, James Bruce, eighth Earl of (), governor-general of British North America (), was born in London, England, on Jthe eldest son of Thomas, seventh Earl of Elgin, and his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of J.

T. Oswald, of Dunnikier, Fifeshire, Scotland.InLaurence Oliphant accompanied the eighth Earl of Elgin on his journey to China. James Bruce or Lord Elgin was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far East in order to facilitate the opening up China and Japan to Western trade.