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The collapse of the British Liberal Party

Joe Allen Thompson

The collapse of the British Liberal Party

fate or self-destruction.

by Joe Allen Thompson

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Published by Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberal Party (Great Britain)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with an introd. by J. A. Thompson.
    SeriesProblems in European civilization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN1129.L45 T47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 99 p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4752144M
    LC Control Number78075818

    This book charts the development of political thought within the British Liberal Party and its successor, the Liberal Democrats. Beginning with Jo Grimond's rise to the leadership in , it follows the Liberal resurgence in the second half of the twentieth century through to the major setbacks of the general election and the referendum on UK membership of the European Union.   The Liberal Party was left for dead in But as University of British Columbia emeritus professor Ken Carty notes in Big Tent Politics, a new book about the rise and fall of Author: Konrad Yakabuski.

      British statesman Winston Churchill ( - ) painting a beach scene from the Surf Club in Miami, Florida. compared to the Conservatives' % and the Liberal party's 9%.   The collapse of the Liberal party’s vote in Wagga Wagga is a worrying portent for Gladys Berejiklian’s government and suggests that the New South Wales state election in .

    The party pre-dates confederation in , when it accepted many conservative-leaning former members of the Liberal Party into its ranks. At confederation, the Liberal-Conservative Party of Canada became Canada's first governing party under Sir John A. Macdonald, and for years was either the governing party of Canada or the largest opposition. Here is the first book to cover the history of British Liberalism from its founding doctrines in the later eighteenth century to the final dissolution of the Liberal party into the Liberal Democrats in The Party dominated British politics for much of the later nineteenth-century, most notably under Gladstone, whose premierships spanned Author: Alan Sykes.


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