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By Chris Wrigley
This significant other brings jointly 32 new essays through top historians to supply a reassessment of British heritage within the early 20th century. The individuals current lucid introductions to the literature and debates on significant points of the political, social and fiscal heritage of england among 1900 and 1939.
- Examines debatable matters over the social effect of the 1st international conflict, in particular on girls
- Provides colossal insurance of adjustments in Wales, Scotland and eire in addition to in England
- Includes a considerable bibliography, that allows you to be a useful consultant to secondary resources
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G. R. Searle, The Quest for National Efﬁciency (Oxford, 1971). A. Sykes, Tariff Reform in British Politics 1903–1913 (Oxford, 1979). E. H. H. Green, The Crisis of Conservatism (London, 1995). J. Lawrence, ‘Class and gender in the making of urban Toryism, 1880–1914’, English Historical Review, 108 (1993), pp. 629–52; M. Pugh, The Making of Modern British Politics 1867–1939 (2nd edition, London, 1993), chs 3–4; I. G. C. Hutchison, A Political History of Scotland, 1832–1924: Parties, Elections, Issues (Edinburgh, 1986), ch.
Eds, The Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900 (Oxford, 1994). , Tariff Reform in British Politics 1903–1913 (Oxford, 1979). , 1992). , National Crisis and National Government: British Politics, the Economy and Empire 1926–1932 (Cambridge, 1992). , Stanley Baldwin: Conservative Leadership and National Values (Cambridge, 1999). Chapter Two The Liberal Party, 1900–1939: Summit and Descent Michael Bentley Few narratives of political change so boldly underline the sheer unpredictability of history than the story of the Liberal party’s fortunes during the ﬁrst half of the twentieth century.
121. See esp. N. McCrillis, The British Conservative Party in the Age of Universal Suffrage (Columbus, OH, 1998). R. Cockett, ‘The party, public and the media’, in Seldon and Ball, Conservative Century, pp. 547–64; T. Hollins, ‘The Conservative party and ﬁlm propaganda between the wars’, English Historical Review, 96 (1981), pp. 359–69. I. G. C. Hutchison, ‘Scottish Unionism between the two world wars’, in C. , Unionist Scotland 1800–1997 (Edinburgh, 1998), pp. 79–80. For a good review of the problems, see D.
A Companion to Early Twentieth-Century Britain by Chris Wrigley