An accessible biography for A level History students that concentrates on the issues that come up time and time again in the AS and A2 exams. / Why historians differ - an introduction to interpretations and historiography / A brief biography, including a timeline and an 'Understanding Peel' box / Issue 1: Was Peel the founder of the modern Conservative Party? / Issue 2: Did he have a coherent approach to the 'Condition of England' question? / Issue 3: How successful were his Irish policies? / Peel: an assessment / Further reading / Index
Graham Goodlad is Director of Sixth Form at St John's College, South Sea. Derrick Murphy is former Deputy Principal at St Dominic's VIth Form College, Harrow, and a Principal Examiner for OCR.