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  • Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Labour Party in Crisis

    By Paul Whiteley

    First published in 1983. This study draws upon empirical findings on party activists, members and voters. It examines the origins and nature of Labour’s crisis in the 1980s, showing how the split leading to the formation of the SDP was merely a manifestation of deeply rooted problems which went…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • John Wheatley, Catholic Socialism, and Irish Labour in the West of Scotland, 1906-1924

    By Gerry C. Gunnin

    First published in 1987. This examination of the career of John Wheatley indicates the way in which one Irishman – reared among Liberal and Radical coal miners and taught by Roman Catholic priests and nationalist leaders to regard obedience to the Catholic Church and promotion of Home Rule as the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume I

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume II

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume III

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis

    Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2

    Edited by Michael Gallagher

    This book is the second in the series Sources for the Study of Irish Politics, which is produced by the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). The aim of the PSAI is to promote the professional study of politics in and of Ireland, and the aim of the series is to make more widely available…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • A History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades

    By Peter Bain, John Gennard

    With full access to the union's records, John Gennard and Peter Bain have produced a wide-ranging history of SOGAT up to its merger with the National Graphical Association in 1991.In addition to presenting a thorough study of the union, this book provides a valuable insight into the paper and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of the British Civil Service

    Reforming the Service, Volume II: The Thatcher and Major Revolutions, 1982-97

    By Rodney Lowe, Hugh Pemberton

    This second volume of the Official History of the UK Civil Service explores the revolution in its structure and the debate about its purpose and democratic accountability between the destruction of the ‘old order’ under Mrs Thatcher (1979-81) and the election of a ‘new Labour’ government in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country's most complex - and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Volume III

    The Tiger Unleashed, 1975-1985

    By Stephen Wall

    Volume III of the Official History of Britain and The European Community covers the divisions over Europe of the Labour Government (1975-79) and the controversies surrounding Britain’s relations with her EEC partners under Margaret Thatcher. As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

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