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The Resource The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914

The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914

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The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914
Title
The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Lenman, Bruce
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA566
LC item number
.L46 1992
Literary form
non fiction
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Great Britain
Label
The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: in the bleak midwinter -- 2. Whatever happened to checks and balances? -- 3. The rich rewards of incompetence: Asquith and the saving of the sovereign premiership 1914-16 -- 4. A crowned but tethered goat -- the resistible rise of Lloyd George 1916-19 -- 5. Too little, too late: the reaction against the excessive concentration of power 1919-23 -- 6. In safe hands: Baldwin and his fussy alter-ego 1923-25 -- 7. Baldwin's progress via the steps of the guillotine to political heaven 1924-31 -- 8. Overkill and aftermath: from Baldwin to elective dictatorship without elections 1931-40 -- 9. From supreme war-lord to headmaster 1940-51 -- 10. Churchill's Indian summer, Eden's winter and Supermac's false dawn -- 11. 1959-70: 'not Amurath an Amurath succeeds, but Harold Harold' (with an interlude for baronial usurpation) -- 12. Humpty Dumpty and the Queen's men: Heath, Wilson and Callaghan 1970-79 -- 13. Thatcherite Epilogue: reductio an absurdum or plus ca change..
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780340494929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The eclipse of parliament: appearance and reality in British politics since 1914
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: in the bleak midwinter -- 2. Whatever happened to checks and balances? -- 3. The rich rewards of incompetence: Asquith and the saving of the sovereign premiership 1914-16 -- 4. A crowned but tethered goat -- the resistible rise of Lloyd George 1916-19 -- 5. Too little, too late: the reaction against the excessive concentration of power 1919-23 -- 6. In safe hands: Baldwin and his fussy alter-ego 1923-25 -- 7. Baldwin's progress via the steps of the guillotine to political heaven 1924-31 -- 8. Overkill and aftermath: from Baldwin to elective dictatorship without elections 1931-40 -- 9. From supreme war-lord to headmaster 1940-51 -- 10. Churchill's Indian summer, Eden's winter and Supermac's false dawn -- 11. 1959-70: 'not Amurath an Amurath succeeds, but Harold Harold' (with an interlude for baronial usurpation) -- 12. Humpty Dumpty and the Queen's men: Heath, Wilson and Callaghan 1970-79 -- 13. Thatcherite Epilogue: reductio an absurdum or plus ca change..
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780340494929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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