Thomas Hare and Political Representation in Victorian Britain by F. ParsonsThomas 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).
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 pagesPublished: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