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In defiance of oligarchy : the Tory party, 1714-60

Author: Linda Colley
Publisher: London ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
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In this book Linda Colley explores the fate of the tory party which has dominated both Parliament and the constituencies throughout of the reigns of William III and Anne.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Colley
ISBN: 0521239826 9780521239820
OCLC Number: 464222961
Notes: Basé sur : Doct.
Diss. : Philos. : Cambridge : 1976.
Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: VIII-375 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Part I. The Problem of Tory Survival: 1. The nature of the challenge; 2. The Tory response to proscription; Part II. The Ingredients of Tory Survival: 3. The Tory Party in Parliament; 4. The content of toryism; 5. The Tory Party in the constituencies; 6. The fabric of the Tory appeal; Part III. Single-Party Government Assailed: 7. A dark hole with blind guides: 1714-24; 8. The twisted threads of party: 1725-41; 9. Broad-bottom schemes and princely alliances: 1742-53; 10. Acceptance and dispersal? 1754 and onwards; Conclusion; Appendix; Manuscript sources; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Linda Colley.
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'her book brilliantly rehabilitates the eighteenth-century Tory Party... one of the most important books on eighteenth-century politics to appear in this generation.' John Brewer, London Review of Read more...

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