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State of the union : [unionism and the alternatives in the United Kingdom since 1707]

Author: Iain McLean; Alistair McMillan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats

This is a major new examination of Unionism in the UK. These two leading scholars draw on fresh analyses, based on both political leaders and ordinary people, to demonstrate how the concept of  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Iain McLean; Alistair McMillan
ISBN: 0199258201 9780199258208
OCLC Number: 255503659
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2005 W. J. M. Mackenzie Prize awarded by the Political Studies Association.
Description: XII, 283 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. The United Kingdom as a Union State ; 2. The Union of Westminster and Edinburgh Parliaments 1707 ; 3. Ireland's Incorporation: An 'Excusable Mistake'? ; 4. 1886 ; 5. The High Noon of Unionism - 1886-1921 ; 6. Ulster Unionism Since 1921 ; 7. Unionism Since 1961: Elite Attitudes ; 8. Unionism Since 1961: Mass Attitudes ; 9. Representation in a Union State ; 10. Public Finance in an Asymmetric Union ; 11. Conclusion: A Union State Without Unionism ; Appendix: Principal Characters in 1707 and 1800
Responsibility: Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.
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Iain McLean and Alistair MacMillan provide the heavyweight academic background to [the] ferment of comment and controvesy, especially since McLean - the professor of politics at Oxford University - Read more...

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