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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Smith, E. A.
House of Lords in British politics and society, 1815-1911.
London ; New York : Longman, 1992
|All Authors / Contributors:||
E A Smith
|ISBN:||0582095395 9780582095397 0582095387 9780582095380|
|Description:||xi, 200 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 The House of Lords and its proceedings: the chamber and its proceedings; prelude; the chamber; the business of the House of Lords; judicial business; speaking in the house; voting and protesting. Part 2 Evolution and adaption, 1815-1880: the members of the House of Lords - the hereditary peerage; creations and promotions; the peerage and property; marriage and education; characters and characteristics; politician; office and patronage; the non-hereditary members of the House of Lords; the Scottish representative peers; the Irish representative peers; the bishops; parties and party management in the House of Lords; the novelty of party; jparty management - Whigs and liberals; party management - the Conservatives; leadership - the Liberals; leadership - the Conservatives; the lords and the commons; influence and co-operation; the limits of power; the Lords insist on their rights; the House of Lords and the public; the Lords and reform; the threat to the Lords; aristocratic recovery; the Elysian fields. Part 3 Decline, but not fall, 1880-1911: the pattern of change; changing membership; peers in politics; the Lords and government; challenge and response; the Lords and their role; mended or ended; the people's budget.|
|Series Title:||Studies in modern history (Longman (Firm))|
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