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“. . . there is much to recommend this volume . . . It is a book that should find its place on the shelf of any university library.” –Contemporary British History

Contemporary British History

“ . . . skilfully edited . . .” –Planet

Planet

Table of Contents

Martin Francis and Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Introduction

PART ONE
Ideology
 
Jeremy Smith, Conservative Ideology and Representations of the Union with Ireland 1885-1914
 
Ian Packet, The Conservatives and the Ideology of Landownership 1910þ1914
 
Martin Francis, `Set the People Free’? Conservatives and the State 1920-1960
 
Mark Garnett and Lord Gilmour, Thatcherism and the Conservative Tradition
 
PART TWO
Identity
 
Felix Aubel, The Conservatives in Wales 1880-1935
 
Richard Finlay, Scottish Conservatism and Unionism since 1918
 
Sian Nicholas, The Construction of National Identity
 
Stanley Baldwin, `Englishness’ and the Mass Media in Interwar Britain
 
Stephen Brooke, The Conservative Party, Immigration, and National Identity 1948-1968

PART THREE
Gender
 
David Jarvis, The Conservative Party and the Politics of Gender 1900-1939
 
Ina Zweiniger- Bargielowska, Explaining the Gender Gap: The Conservative Party and the Women’s Vote 1945-1964
 
PART FOUR
Policy
 
Ewen Green, The Conservative Party, the State and Social Policy 1880-1914
 
Harriet Jones, The Cold War and the Santa Claus Syndrome: Dilemmas in Conservative Social Policy-Making 1945-1957
 
Rodney Lowe, The Replanning of the Welfare State 1957-1964
 
Jim Tomlinson, `Liberty with Order’: Conservative Economic Policy 1951þ1964
 
Martin Daunton, `A Kind of Tax Prison’: Rethinking Conservative Taxation Policy 1960-1970

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