A History of the British Labour Party (British Studies Series 4th Revised edition)

A History of the British Labour Party (British Studies Series 4th Revised edition)

By: Andrew Thorpe (author)Paperback

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Thorpe's book has established itself as the best single-volume study of the whole of the Labour party's history. Now updated in the light of recent debates, this fourth edition brings the story up to the present with a new final chapter on the Brown and Milliband years.

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Andrew Thorpe is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Exeter, UK.


Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Introduction 2. Creation and Early Years, 1900-1914 3. The Surge to Second-Party Status, 1914-1922 4. Progress and Collapse, 1922-1931 5. Remaking the Party? 1931-1939 6. The Impact of the Second World War, 1939-1945 7. The Attlee Governments, 1945-1951 8. Searching for a New Direction, 1951-1964 9. Wilson in Power, 1964-1970 10. Labour in Crisis? 1970-1979 11. Down and Out? 1979-1987 12. Modernization and New Labour, 1987-1997 13. New Labour in Power, 1997-2007 14. Moving Beyond Blair 2007-2015 15. Conclusion Appendices Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/04/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137409829
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781137409829
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 1137409827
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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