Ideas of the Liberal Party: Perceptions, Agendas and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852 (Parliamentary History Book Series)

Ideas of the Liberal Party: Perceptions, Agendas and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852 (Parliamentary History Book Series)

By: Joseph Coohill (author)Paperback

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Ideas of the Liberal Party : Perceptions, Agendas, and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852 utilizes previous unexamined archival material of backbench members of parliament to reveal the emergence and development of early- to mid-nineteenth century liberalism. * Utilizes previous unexamined archival material of backbench members of parliament * Analyzes crucial votes in the House of Commons to illuminate the importance of the development of the liberal party to the politics of the period * Presents a fresh and insightful analysis of nineteenth century politics

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About Author

Joseph Coohill is Assistant Professor of History at Duquesne University, where he teaches British and World History. He gained his doctoral degree in Modern British History at Oxford University and his current research focuses on broad aspects of political history during the Age of Reform.

Contents

Acknowledgments Notes on the Text Abbreviations List of Figures and Tables Introduction The Self-Perception, Construction and Presentation of a Liberal Party and a Liberal Politics in the House of Commons 1832-52 1: Liberal Terms and Liberal Labels 2: Liberal Politics in the Constituencies and the House of Commons 3: Liberal Party Control 4: The Liberal Brigade, the Speakership and Lichfield House:Ideas of Co-operation among Liberal Groups in 1835 Liberal Agendas in Conflict and Consensus: Ideas, Issues, Language and Behaviour among Liberal Party MPs 1832-52 5: Appropriation and the Formation of the Parliamentary Liberal Party 6: Symbolism and Responsibility: Church Rates and Expectations of the Liberal Party 7: Irish Religion in British Politics: The Maynooth Difficulties for Liberal Party MPs 8: Free Trade Agendas: The Construction of an Article of Faith, 1837-50 Conclusion Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781444350210
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9781444350210
  • weight: 358
  • ISBN10: 1444350218

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