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Author Lawrence, Jon, 1961-

Title Speaking for the people : party, language and popular politics in England, 1867-1914 / Jon Lawrence
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 289 pages) : map
Contents Pt. I. Rethinking popular politics. 1. From the rise of 'demos' to the 'rise of class'. 2. Working-class homogeneity reconsidered. 3. Relocating popular politics -- pt. II. A local study: Wolverhampton, c. 1860-1914. 4. Liberal hegemony and its critics. 5. Popular Toryism and the origins of Labour politics. 6. Labour and the working class, 1890-1914 -- pt. III. Party games, 1885-1914. 7. Popular politics and the limitations of party. 8. The fall and rise of popular Liberalism, 1886-1906. 9. Labour roots, Labour voices, Labour myths
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-275) and index
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Subject English language -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
Political oratory -- Great Britain.
Political parties -- Great Britain -- History.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1936.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511002092 (electronic bk.)
0511585667
9780511002090 (electronic bk.)
9780511585661
(hardback)