Speaking for the People: Party, Language and Popular Politics in England, 1867-1914by Jon Lawrence
A 1998 study of British political culture and the popular appeal of Liberal, Tory, and Labour politics, from 1867 to 1914.See more details below
A 1998 study of British political culture and the popular appeal of Liberal, Tory, and Labour politics, from 1867 to 1914.
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Table of Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Rethinking Popular Politics: 1. From the rise of 'demos' to the rise of 'class'; 2. Working-class homogeneity reconsidered; 3. Relocating popular politics; Part II. A Local Study: Wolverhampton, c.1860–1914: 4. Liberal hegemony and its critics; 5. Popular Toryism and the origins of Labour politics; 6. Labour and the working class, 1890–1914; Part III. Party Games, 1885–1914: 7. Popular politics and the limitations of party; 8. The fall and the rise of popular Liberalism, 1886–1906; 9. Labour roots, Labour voices, Labour myths; Conclusion; Bibliography.
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