The Strange Death of Liberal England / Edition 1

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Overview


“The book is as vital, if not more so, as when it was first published. . . . While hundreds of academic monographs have been forgotten, The Strange Death of Liberal England continues as a major influence on how the period is viewed, and scholars and teachers spend considerable energy in coming to terms with the picture of England, in all its richness and complexity, presented in the book. . . . The interpretation will not die; no matter how often it may be knocked on the head, it has shaped the way the period is viewed. With its extraordinary literate and witty prose, its power of description and analysis . . . it is a study that will always have to be taken into account. There can be few works that are so alive after so many years, as likely to survive, or as enjoyable to read.” —From the Foreword
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804729307
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1997
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • Sales rank: 477,156
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

The late George Dangerfield wrote widely on both English and American History; he received both the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for The Era of Good Feelings. Among his other books are The Bengal Mutiny, Victoria's Heir: The Education of a Prince, The Awakening of American Nationalism, 1815-1828, and The Damnable Question: A Study in Anglo-Irish Relations.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Author's Foreword 13
Pt. I Their Lordships Die in the Dark May 1910-August 1911
1 The Comet 17
2 The Liberals 1906-10 20
3 Their Lordships Die in the Dark 37
Pt. II Hubris 1911-1913
1 'Animula Vagula...' 69
2 The Tory Rebellion 72
3 The Women's Rebellion 121
4 The Workers' Rebellion 178
Pt. III The Crisis January-August 1914
1 Mutiny in the Curragh 269
2 The Guns of Larne 281
3 The Pankhursts Provide a Clue 293
4 The Triple Alliance 312
5 Sarajevo 322
6 Buckingham Palace to Bachelor's Walk 328
Epiloque: The Lofty Shade 343
Bibliography 355
Index 359
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2000

    The Very Strange Death

    This is an outstanding book, unquestionably the seminal work on its subject. Dangerfield writes illuminatingly on every detail. The illustration in every sentence is outstanding, providing an engrossing narrative.

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