By John Charmley (auth.)
Read or Download A History of Conservative Politics, 1900–1996 PDF
Similar conservatism & liberalism books
A very good instance of what passes for scholarship at the correct nowadays. This writer tortures truth and common sense to a bloody pulp to cause them to attempt to comply with Tea occasion orthodoxy. priceless for Fox information audience who wish extra speaking issues, yet dead in case you are attempting to truly research whatever.
A magisterial background encouraged by way of Winston Churchill's recognized opus, A heritage of the English-Speaking Peoples in view that 1900 is an engrossing account of the 20 th century, with a distinct viewpoint on our turbulent occasions. In 1900, the place Churchill ended the fourth quantity of his historical past of the English-Speaking Peoples , the us had now not but emerged onto the area scene as a very good strength.
Jesse Ventura has had many lives—as a military SEAL, as a celeb of professional wrestling, as an actor, and because the governor of Minnesota. His prior books, I Ain't acquired Time to Bleed and Do I Stand on my own? , have been either nationwide bestsellers. do not begin the Revolution with out Me! is the tale of his arguable gubernatorial years and his lifestyles on the grounds that figuring out to not search a moment time period as governor in 2002.
Within the overdue Seventies, the hot Christian correct emerged as a powerful political strength, boldly saying itself as a unified stream representing the perspectives of a “moral majority. ” yet that flow didn't spring absolutely shaped from its predecessors. American Evangelicals and the Sixties refutes the thesis that evangelical politics have been a simply inflammatory backlash opposed to the cultural and political upheaval of the last decade.
- England after the Great Recession: Tracking the Political and Cultural Consequences of the Crisis
- The Good Fight: Why Liberals---and Only Liberals---Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again (P.S.)
- British Conservatism: The Philosophy and Politics of Inequality (International Library of Political Studies)
- Prolonged Labour: The Slow Birth of New Labour in Britain
Additional info for A History of Conservative Politics, 1900–1996
After three election defeats in a row, Balfour's position would have been vulnerable anyway; after the fiasco over the Parliament Bill it was untenable. With the National Review running on its masthead the initials 'BMG', standing for 'Balfour must go', and with the 'Halsburyites' calling for a more energetic opposition, Balfour's position became a matter of intense speculation. On 8 November 1911 Balfour retired from the leadership, ostensibly on grounds of 'health', but in reality because his nerveless leadership had brought nothing but disaster.
The final victim of Chamberlain's will was the 'Hotel Cecil' itself. If the party which disappeared into opposition as the Conservative Party emerged from it as the Unionist Party, that owed much to the victory of Chamberlain - which in turn owed much to Balfour's defects as a leader. 34 A HISTORY OF CONSERVATIVE POLITICS, 1900-1996 Even in the Commons, where his effectiveness had been undoubted, Balfour was the despair of his Whips, who regretted the fact that he 'does not make up his mind what he is going to say till he actually gets up.
34 A HISTORY OF CONSERVATIVE POLITICS, 1900-1996 Even in the Commons, where his effectiveness had been undoubted, Balfour was the despair of his Whips, who regretted the fact that he 'does not make up his mind what he is going to say till he actually gets up. m He conveyed neither vision, nor hope, nor even passion to his demoralized troops. He knew few of his followers and seemed to care little about them or their opinions - which he quite obviously regarded as unworthy of his attention. His own intimates, politicians like George Wyndham and St.