This book, first published in 1913, examines in detail the Tariff Reform crisis of January 1913. The sudden abandonment of decades of established policy was one of the most surprising events in British domestic politics.
Table of Contents
1. January, 1913 2. The Albert Hall Concert 3. Mr Balfour in Covert 4. Tariff Reformers Off the Scent 5. Tariff Reformers and the 1909 Budget 6. Tariff Reformers and the Lords 7. The Fall of Mr Balfour 8. The Policy of Mr Bonar Law 9. The Caucus Takes Charge 10. The Panic of Tariff Reform 11. Free Traders and the Future