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Portrait of a party : the Conservative party in Britain

Author: Stuart Ball
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Conservative Party is the least investigated and understood of British political parties. Using an original approach and an unparalleled range of sources, Stuart Ball analyses the nature and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Ball
ISBN: 9780199667987 0199667985
OCLC Number: 859434173
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 541-570.
Description: 1 vol. (XV-591 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Portrait of a Party ; 1. Conservatism: Principles and Temperament ; 2. The Public: Appeal and Support ; 3. The Constituency Associations: Members and Activities ; 4. The National Union and the Central Office: Representation and Organisation ; 5. The Parliamentary Party: Composition and Dissent ; 6. Ministers: Juniors and the Cabinet ; 7. Leaders: Authority and Crises ; Conclusion: Effectiveness and Nature ; Appendix 1: Conservative Party office-holders 1918-1945 ; Appendix 2: The economic and social analysis of Conservative electoral support ; Appendix 3: The regional analysis of Conservative electoral support ; Appendix 4: Conservative Party national expenditure 1925-1945 ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Stuart Ball.
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