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  • Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Labour Party in Crisis

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Foundations of British Foreign Policy

    1792 – 1902, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. W.V Temperley, Lillian M Penson

    First published in 1938, this volume represents a selection of unpublished and published documents dealing with foreign affairs, from the rise of the Younger Pitt to the death of Salisbury. It contains both official papers and private letters; speeches and other public statements of policy. The…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Gladstone

    1st Edition

    By Erich Eyck

    Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli

    A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886, 1st Edition

    By Howard Malchow

    Originally published in 1983, Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli brings together the lives of thousands of persons, some famous, most modest and obscure, who were joined a century ago in pursuit of causes promising, a more just world which embodied much of the life and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Sacred Cows and Common Sense

    The Symbolic Statecraft and Political Culture of the British Labour Party, 1st Edition

    By Tim Bale

    First published in 1999, this volume is based on interviews and research from previously unavailable party, state and private archives, this insightful volume reflects on the interaction between institutional structure and world-view that we call political culture. Using Labour’s post-war welfare…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Centre-left and New Right Divide?

    Political Philosophy and Aspects of UK Social Policy in the Era of the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Steven R. Smith

    First published in 1998, this volume offers some solutions to the inherent difficulties with moving from philosophical generalities to specific policies, by exploring how a bridge might be built between political philosophy and social policy analysis. In light of these findings, Steven R. Smith…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The UK Equity Gap

    The Failure of Government Policy Since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Chris Lonsdale

    First published in 1997, this volume investigates the important economic issue of small business finance. The inability of small firms to acquire equity finance is believed to be an important factor in the UK’s continued relative economic decline. Throughout the post-war period both Labour and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Britain in Europe

    Prospects for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Milfull

    First published in 1999, this text addresses the question of Britain's role in Europe from a range of disciplinary perspectives including history, politics, sociology and cultural studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trade Unions

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Drage

    First published in 1905, this book offers a perspective on the aims and objectives of British trade unions. It details the history, constitution and aims of the trade union, challenging the misconception that a trade union exists solely to foster strikes, harass employers and hamper industry, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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