The Conservative Party and the Extreme Right 1945-1975

The Conservative Party and the Extreme Right 1945-1975

by Mark Pitchford


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719083631
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2011
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mark Pitchford received his PhD at Cardiff University and was a resident scholar at the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

• Abbreviations
• Introduction
• The shock of opposition 1945-1951
• Consensus
• Conservatism and extreme-right revival 1951-57
• Macmillan and Home: ‘Pink socialism’ and ‘true-blue’ Conservatism
• Edward Heath: a rightwards turn and the coalescence of the extreme right, 1964-70
• ‘Heathco’ meets the extreme challenge
• Conclusion: Keeping it right
• Bibliography

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