Ramsay MacDonald

Ramsay MacDonald

by Kevin Morgan
     
 

The Labour party's first Prime MinisterSee more details below

Overview

The Labour party's first Prime Minister

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904950615
Publisher:
Haus Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Series:
Haus Publishing - British Prime Ministers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: A Hybrid Ancestry     1
The Life
The Making of a Socialist: 1866-96     5
Marriage and Lincoln's Inn Fields: 1896-1900     14
From Pressure Group to Party: 1900-14     21
A Socialist at War: 1914-23     31
The Leadership
Moderation and Honesty: the first Labour Government, 1924     41
Rectitude of Thought, Consideration of Action: the Second Labour Government, 1929-31     61
'The echo that was MacDonald': the MacDonald-Baldwin Governments, 1931-7     73
The Legacy
No Possible Posterity? Ramsay MacDonald in Retrospect     83
Notes     124
Chronology     137
Further Reading     146
Picture Sources     152
Index     154

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