Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

by Angus Hawkins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198728481
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/07/2015
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Angus Hawkins is Professor of Modern British History at Oxford University and a Fellow of Keble College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has written widely on Victorian politics, including his two-volume biography of the 14th Earl of Derby, entitled The Forgotten Prime Minister, also published by Oxford University Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Sovereignty of Parliament
2. A Constitutional Turning Point: 1828-1836
3. 'Parliamentary Government' and its Critics: 1832-1867
4. Constituency Politics: 1832-1867
5. The Dynamics of Voting: 1832-1867
6. The Moral Climate of Reform: 1848-1867
7. 'Shooting Niagara': the 1867 Reform Acts
8. The Demise of 'Parliamentary Government': 1868-1884
9. Party, Society and the State: 1886-1905
10. Epilogue

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