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The Oxford handbook of modern British political history, 1800-2000 / edited by David Brown, Robert Crowcroft, and Gordon Pentland.

Other author/creatorBrown, David, 1972-
Other author/creatorCrawcroft, Robert.
Other author/creatorPentland, Gordon.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionFirst edition.
Publication InfoOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Descriptionxiv, 626 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Oxford Handbooks Online History
Series [Oxford handbooks]
Oxford handbooks. ^A611862
Contents Political ideas and languages / David Craig -- High politics / Steven Fielding -- Popular politics / Malcolm Chase -- The state / Philip Harling -- Parliament / Philip Salmon -- Prime minister and cabinet / Andrew Blick -- The civil service / Hugh Pemberton -- Trade unions / Richard Whiting -- The press / David Brown -- Devolution / James Mitchell -- Local government / Ben Weinstein -- The Monarchy / Andrzej Olechnowicz -- Religion and the churches / Simon Green -- Political parties / Angus Hawkins -- Ideology in action / Jeremy Nuttall -- Whigs and liberals / Ian Packer -- Tories and conservatives / John Charmley -- The Labour Party / Lawrence Black -- 'Third' and fringe parties / Kevin Morgan -- The role of the politician in the democratic regime / Robert Crowcroft -- Parliamentary reform / Gordon Pentland -- Elections / Luke Blaxill -- Women and politics / Jennifer Davey -- Political communication / Laura Beers -- Petitioning and demonstrating / Henry Miller -- Democracy / James Thompson -- The economy / Jim Tomlinson -- Imperial policy / Simon Smith -- War and the state / Simon Ball -- Britain and Europe / Geoff Hicks -- Welfare and the state / Pat Thane -- In defence of contemporary history / Anthony Seldon and Mark Davies.
Summary A new title in the Oxford Handbooks in History series, offering an authoritative view of British political history from 1800 to 2000, engaging with the sweeping changes in the ways in which Britain was governed, the duties of the state, and its role in the wider world, and suggesting avenues of future research.
General noteSeries statement from book jacket.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017959071
ISBN9780198714897 (hardback)
ISBN0198714890 (hardback)

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