The Conservative Party is Britain's most successful political party. For large parts of modern British history it has been the dominant party, though it has always suffered from internal division and periods of defeat. This colourful account of the Party's history since the late 18th century takes the reader on a voyage of discovery.
Anthony Seldon is co-founder and first Director of the Institute of Contempory British History, and Headmaster of Brighton College. His many publications include 10 Downing Street: The Illustrated History and the Blair effect. Peter Snowdon is a parliamentary researcher.