An up-to-date synthesis and original interpretation of Lloyd George's life, personality and political career. This study challenges the traditional view of Lloyd George as an outsider in British politics, explains the political, economic and social achievements of his career and his role in effecting those changes.
Preface 1. Escaping from Wales 1863-1898 2. In the Footsteps of Chamberlain 3. The New Liberalism 1908-1914 4. War and Peace 1908-1916 5. The Government of National Efficiency 1916-1918 6. The Failure of the Centre Party 1918-1922 7. The Rediscovery of Radicalism 1922-1945 Conclusion: Lloyd George and the Centrist Tradition in Modern British Politics Bibliographical Essay Chronology Index