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The Second Reform Act

1st Edition

By John K. Walton


62 pages

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The Reform Act of 1867 was highly controversial at the time and has remained so. Was it an inevitable step on the road to full democracy or an irresponsible gamble by a politician desperate to win a tactical victory?


`John Walton's study of the 1867 Reform Act keeps up the excellent standard set by earlier volumes of the Lancaster Pamphlets. All issues are dealt with in a judicious and critical manner.' - Teaching History

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Lancaster Pamphlets

Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.
Each pamphlet:
* provides an authoritative introduction to the topic
* brings the central themes and problems into sharper focus
* incorporates traditional and revisionist approaches
* uses the most recent research to stimulate critical thought and interpretation

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