Parties and People: England 1914-1951 (Paperback)Ross McKibbin (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 210 x 135 x 13 mm
[A] subtly argued study. * Paul Smith, Times Literary Supplement *
A model of careful scholarship * Vernon Bogdanor, New Statesman *
The political history so readably, as well as convincingly, analysed by McKibbin has plenty of dramatic surprises and unexpected reversals of fortune. * W. G. Runciman, London Review of Books *
This is a book that is certainly well written and offers a beguiling explanation of the events that created England's present, but far from inevitable, system of democracy. It deserves to be widely read. * Keith Laybourn, History *
An elegant and engaging addition to the history of English democracy. * Laura Beers, Reviews in History *
An excellent guide to current thinking on these issues, and should be very useful for students as well as faculty concerned with the social basis of British politics. Highly recommended. * H.L. Smith, CHOICE *
offer[s] a fascinating discussion ... This book can be read and enjoyed by the general reader as we ll as the academic specialist * Iain Sharpe, Journal of Liberal History *
an outstanding piece of scholarship: it is a major original contribution to the field ... a path-breaking work that will demand attention of all those working on the period. * Andrew Thorpe, English Historical Review *
Ross McKibbin has encouraged a rich and complex approach to British history. We are all in his debt. * Rohan McWilliam, Tribune Magazine *
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