Mass Conservatism: The Conservatives and the Public since the 1880s [NOOK Book]

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The papers that comprise this volume reveal how people are intent on preserving not only their wealth but culture too. The individual contributions identify the key arguments used to coax voters, whose natural sympathies might gravitate to the left, to vote for the Conservative Party en masse.
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Mass Conservatism: The Conservatives and the Public since the 1880s

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Overview

The papers that comprise this volume reveal how people are intent on preserving not only their wealth but culture too. The individual contributions identify the key arguments used to coax voters, whose natural sympathies might gravitate to the left, to vote for the Conservative Party en masse.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135284978
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/18/2013
  • Series: British Politics and Society
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Foreword
Series Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
1 Mass Conservatism: An Introduction 1
2 The Making of Scottish Unionism, 1886-1914 16
3 Farmworkers and Local Conservatism in South-west Shropshire, 1916-23 36
4 The Conservative Party and Mass Housing, 1918-39 58
5 Speaking to Democracy: The Conservative Party and Mass Opinion from the 1920s to the 1950s 78
6 Conservative Women and Voluntary Social Service, 1938-51 100
7 Echoes in the Wilderness: British Popular Conservatism, 1945-51 120
8 Industrial Relations as 'Human Relations': Conservatism and Trade Unionism, 1945-64 139
9 Conservative Party Activists and Immigration Policy from the Late 1940s to the Mid-1970s 163
10 The Role of the Conservative Political Centre, 1945-98 183
11 The Community Affairs Department, 1975-79: A Personal Record 200
12 Thatcherism and the British People 218
Notes on Contributors 242
Index 244
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