1st Edition

Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics





ISBN 9780415226776
Published June 15, 2002 by Routledge
247 Pages

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Book Description

This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures covered include:

* Winston Churchill
* Tony Blair
* Emmeline Pankhurst
* David Lloyd George
* Margaret Thatcher
* John Maynard Keynes
* Enoch Powell
* Barbara Castle

With cross-referenced entries and helpful suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential guide for all those with an interest in understanding the dominating issues of modern British politics.

Table of Contents

1. Asquith 2. Astor 3. Attlee 4. Baldwin 5. Balfour 6. Beaverbrook 7. Bevan 8. Beveridge 9. Bevin 10. Butler 11. Callaghan 12. Campbell-Bannerman 13. Carson 14. Castle 15. Chamberlain 16. Churchill 17. Citrine 18. Cripps 19. Crosland 20. Dalton 21. Eden 22. Foot 23. Gaitskell 24. Grey 25. Hardie 26. Heath 27. Henderson 28. Hoare 29. Home 30. Joseph 31. Keynes 32. Kinnock 33. Lansbury 34. Law 35. Lloyd George 36. MacDonald 37. Macmillan 38. Major 39. Morrison 40. Mosley 41. Pankhurst 42. Pollitt 43. Powell 44. Samuel 45. Simon 46. Thatcher 47. Wilkinson 48. Wilson

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