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Author Lawrence, Jon
Title Electing Our Masters : The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: The Spirit of the Hustings -- 1. John Bull at the Hustings: Electoral Politics from the Ancien Regime to the Second Reform Act -- 2. The Fall of the Hustings and the Rise of the Platform -- 3. Money, Men, and Mayhem: Electoral Politics before the First World War -- 4. War, Women, and the 'Silent Majority' -- 5. Towards the New Jerusalem -- 6. The Decline of the Platform -- 7. The Local Campaign in the Television Age -- 8. Broadcasting Politics -- 9. The Public Banished? -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
An engaging history of electioneering in Britain from the eighteenth century to the present, highlighting how the television age has altered the interaction of politicians and public and asking what the media must now do to reinvigorate public 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: Lawrence, Jon Electing Our Masters : The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780199550128
Subject Elections -- Great Britain -- History.;Political campaigns -- Great Britain -- History.;Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century.;Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century.;Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
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