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Order! Order! : a Parliamentary Miscellany.

Author: Robert Rogers
Publisher: London : Biteback Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The village of Parliament has a colourful history of conflict, great oratory, wit and repartee, strange customs and larger-than-life characters, and this rich and entertaining miscellany embraces them all. On his enthralling textual tour, Robert Rogers, the Clerk of the House of Commons, looks not only at the memorable and often fiery politicians who have dominated the House over the centuries, but also at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trivia and miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rogers
ISBN: 9781849544580 1849544581
OCLC Number: 811502418
Description: 1 online resource (263 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; FOREWORD; Contents; I: THE PARLIAMENT AT WESTMINSTER; II: THE GREAT PALACE; III: COMMONS AND LORDS; IV: DEBATE AND DISPUTE; V: PARLIAMENT AT WAR; VI: PRIME MINISTER AND FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY; VII: INSULT AND ORATORY; VIII: THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN; IX: 'WOMEN'S PASSIONS ARE INFINITELY MORE VIOLENT'; X: QUESTION!; XI: THE LAW OF THE LAND; XII: CEREMONY AND COMEDY; EPILOGUE; Plates; Copyright.

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As entertaining as it is informative, and with the unique knowledge of an insider, there is something of interest for everyone, in this fascinating and informative guide to parliament.  Read more...

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