Thomas Hare and Political Representation in Victorian Britain by F. Parsons

Thomas Hare and Political Representation in Victorian Britain

byF. Parsons

Hardcover | July 31, 2009

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This book is a history of the emergence and development of the concept of proportional representation and its relation to political theory within the context of nineteenth-century British party politics focusing on Thomas Hare (1806-1891).

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F. D. PARSONS  holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK where he studied under the late Dr Henry Pelling at St. John's College. Since 1981 he has been a Professor of History at Franklin College in Switzerland.

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Title:Thomas Hare and Political Representation in Victorian BritainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:July 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230221998

ISBN - 13:9780230221994

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements * Introduction * Part I * The Life and Work of Thomas Hare, 1806-1891 * Part II * Personal Representation and the Clerisy, 1857-1859 * Personal Representation and the Second Reform Act, 1859-1867 * The Representative Reform Association, 1867-1874 *  Proportional Representation and Caucus, 1874-1884 * The Proportional Representation Society and the Third Reform Act, 1884-1888 * Conclusion * Notes * Bibliography