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The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

1st Edition

By Harry Harmer

Routledge

334 pages

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Description

A timely reference guide to the Labour Party which brings together the essential facts and figures about the Party since its foundation through to the 'New Labour' of the 1990's. It is the essential reference book for anyone wanting reliable information on the Labour Party.

Table of Contents

1. The Labour Party

2. Leadership, Membership and Policy

3. Labour and the Electorate

4. Labour and its precursors

5. Foundation to Government, 1900-23

6. Labour in Government and Opposition, 1924-9

7. Labour in Government and Opposition, 1929-39

8. Labour in Coalition and Government, 1940-51

9. Labour in Opposition, 1951-64

10. Labour in Government and Opposition, 1964-79

11. Labour in Opposition, 1979-97

12. Labour in Government from 1997

13. Labour, the Economy and Nationalisation

14. Labour and the Trade Unions

15. Labour and the Left

16. Scotland, Wales and Devolution

17. Labour and Women

18. Labour, Decolonization, Immigration and Ethnic Minorities

19.Labour and the International Movement

20. Biographies

21. Glossary

22. Bibliography

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General