Conservatism Liberalism

A History of Conservative Politics, 1900–1996 by John Charmley (auth.)

By John Charmley (auth.)

Show description

Read or Download A History of Conservative Politics, 1900–1996 PDF

Best conservatism & liberalism books

Liberalism and War: The Victors and the Vanquished (New International Relations)

Army strength is now the most motor vehicle for regime swap, the U.S. military has been used on greater than 30 diversified events within the post-Cold conflict international in comparison with in simple terms 10 in the course of the chilly conflict period. Andrew Williams offers an in depth learn on liberal pondering over the past century approximately how wars will be ended, utilizing an unlimited variety of historic archival fabric from diplomatic, different respectable and private papers and putting his research in the debates that experience emerged in political thought.

Domesticating Neo-Liberalism: Spaces of Economic Practice and Social Reproduction in Post-Socialist Cities

According to in-depth study in Poland and Slovakia, Domesticating Neo-Liberalism addresses how we comprehend the approaches of neo-liberalization in post-socialist towns. Builds upon an unlimited quantity of latest examine information Examines how families attempt to maintain their livelihoods at really dramatic and tough instances of city transformation offers an important contribution to how we theorize the geographies of neo-liberalism deals a end which informs discussions of social coverage inside eu Union expansion content material: bankruptcy One Domesticating Neo?

Conservatism in Crisis?: Anglo-American Conservative Ideology after the Cold War

Conservatism in predicament? examines the particular beneficial properties of British and American conservative writings on govt and society within the post-Cold conflict period. regardless of Conservative's victories over their socialist rivals, this has now not ended in the uncontested dominance in their rules. through taking a look at the demanding situations Conservatives face from such today's rivals as multiculturalists and environmentalists, Bruce Pilbeam examines the chance that conservatism is exhausted as an ideology of up to date relevance.

Toward an American Conservatism: Constitutional Conservatism during the Progressive Era

In the course of the innovative period (1880-1920), top thinkers and politicians remodeled American politics. Historians and political scientists have given loads of realization to the progressives who effected this change. but rather little is understood concerning the conservatives who adverse those revolutionary suggestions, although they performed a big function within the debates and results of this era of yank background.

Additional info for A History of Conservative Politics, 1900–1996

Sample text

5 Carson, however, saved the day by persuading even some of the keenest tariff reformers to sign a memorial asking Law to stay on and to postpone food duties until after another election. Law accepted this for the same reason that most of his opponents did - none of them believed that another leader could command party unity in the same way as he could- especially over Ulster. 6 But the memorial did mark the point at which the Conservative and Unionist Party pledged itself to Imperial Preference, and henceforth this commitment would haunt Bonar Law and his successors.

It is customary for journalists, commenting upon current Cabinets, to lament the decline in quality from some age when political giants trod the stage, but not even the most opaquely rose-tinted spectacles can make much of most of Balfour's colleagues. Of those who impressed contemporaries, the two great figures in Cabinet after Salisbury himself had both begun their political life elsewhere, and the Duke of Devonshire was a wasting asset, whilst the other was Joseph Chamberlain. Of the rest it is almost best not to speak.

Bonar Law, like Sir Antony Gloster, was no aesthete. ' His leisure pursuits consisted of chess and bridge, and he not only possessed no great country houses, but was positively indifferent to the style of life which they represented. ' 2 He was the sort of leader the Conservatives would only turn to because they could find no one else. Some historians have seen him as representing the new type of Conservative politician, but what he really represented were the two main causes which galvanized Conservatives in 1911: Tariff Reform and Ireland.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 43 votes