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Author Layborn, Keith
Title Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2002
©2002
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Descript 1 online resource (247 pages)
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Series Routledge Key Guides
Routledge Key Guides
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Herbert Henry Asquith -- Nancy Astor -- Clement Attlee -- Stanley Baldwin -- Arthur James Balfour -- Lord Beaverbrook -- Aneurin Bevan -- William Beveridge -- Ernest Bevin -- Tony Blair -- Richard Austen Butler -- James Callaghan -- Henry Campbell-Bannerman -- Edward Carson -- Barbara Castle -- Joseph Chamberlain -- Neville Chamberlain -- Sir Winston Churchill -- Walter Citrine -- Sir Stafford Cripps -- Anthony Crosland -- Hugh Dalton -- Sir Anthony Eden -- Michael Foot -- Hugh Gaitskell -- Edward Grey -- Keir Hardie -- Edward Heath -- Arthur Henderson -- Sir Samuel Hoare -- Sir Alec Douglas Home -- Sir Keith Joseph -- John Maynard Keynes -- Neil Kinnock -- George Lansbury -- Andrew Bonar Law -- David Lloyd George -- James Ramsay MacDonald -- Harold Macmillan -- John Major -- Herbert Morrison -- Oswald Mosley -- Emmeline Pankhurst -- Harry Pollitt -- Enoch Powell -- Sir Herbert Samuel -- Sir John Simon -- Margaret Thatcher -- Ellen Wilkinson -- Harold Wilson -- INDEX
This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures covered include: * Winston Churchill * Tony Blair * Emmeline Pankhurst * David Lloyd George * Margaret Thatcher * John Maynard Keynes * Enoch Powell * Barbara Castle With cross-referenced entries and helpful suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential guide for all those with an interest in understanding the dominating issues of modern British politics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Layborn, Keith Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2002 9780415226769
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