A Short History of Parliament: England, Great Britain, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scotland (Paperback)Clyve Jones (editor), Alasdair Hawkyard (author of contributions), Bob Harris (author of contributions), Professor Christopher Given-Wilson (author of contributions), David L Smith (author of contributions), Graham Walker (author of contributions), Ivar McGrath (author of contributions), Prof. Jason Peacey (author of contributions), John R. Maddicott (author of contributions), P M Hunneyball (author of contributions)
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 630 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 24 mm
[Gives] readers a good survey of parliamentary development and to its credit pays proper attention to the invaluable work of the Lords. * CONTEMPORARY REVIEW *
For those requiring a handy bluffer's guide to Parliament that provides historical context while exploding a number of myths, A Short History of Parliament is a must. * TOTAL POLITICS *
The essays assembled here are a rich source of anecdote and oddity. They also set out, clearly and concisely, the institutional framework and the general ground rules under which the Westminster Parliament as well as various other British parliaments have operated. [...] Most of the contributors rise to heights of excellence, supplying the very best summaries of their field. * TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT *
A scholarly and very informative history, A Short History of Parliament is a top and must have [addition] to any college history collection. * BOOKWATCH *
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