A Short History of the Liberal Party: The Road back to Power by C. CookA Short History of the Liberal Party: The Road back to Power by C. Cook

A Short History of the Liberal Party: The Road back to Power

byC. Cook

Paperback | August 31, 2010

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Chris Cook lifts the lid on the 'third Party;' charting their fascinating journey over the last century, from the landslide victory of 1906 under Asquith, via their descent into divisions and decline in the interwar years, to in-depth analysis of the 2010 British Election and their return to Government in the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition.
CHRIS COOK was educated at St Catherine's College, Cambridge and Nuffield College, Oxford. He has been director of successive surveys by the Modern Archives Unit at the London School of Economics, as well as Head of History at what is now the University of North London. His many previous publications for Macmillan include the six-volu...
Title:A Short History of the Liberal Party: The Road back to PowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pagesPublished:August 31, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230210449

ISBN - 13:9780230210448


Table of Contents

The Liberal Tradition
Liberalism in Eclipse
The Liberals in Opposition: 1900-1906
The Liberal Ascendancy: 1906-1910
The Crisis of Liberalism: 1910-1914
Liberals at War: 1914-1918
A Party Divided: 1918-1923
Revival and Decline: 1923-1926
Lloyd George Again: 1926-1931
Dissension and Decline: 1931-1945
A Party in the Wilderness: 1945-1956
The Sound of Gunfire: 1956-1967
The Thorpe Leadership: 1967-1976
Pacts and Alliances: 1976-1983
A Tale of Two Leaders: 1983-1987
Merger Most Foul: 1987-1988
A New Agenda: 1988-1992
Voting for Change: 1992-1997
Living with Labour: 1997-2001
Nick Clegg the Kingmaker: The 2010 General Election
The Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition
The Future of the Liberal Democrats
Appendix I: Major Holders of Party Office, 1900-2001
Appendix II: The Liberal Vote, 1918-2001
Appendix III: Liberal By-Election Victories since 1945
Appendix IV: Liberal Democratic Seats (After June 2001)
Appendix V: The Liberal Shadow Cabinet (After June 2001)
Appendix VI: The Continuing Liberal Party
Bibliographical Note