British politics in the nineteenth century,

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Main Author: Black, Eugene Charlton, (Compiler)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, Walker [1969]
Series:Documentary history of Western civilization.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Challenging the Constitution in church and state
  • A divided, unhappy land : the Pentrich Rising of 1817
  • The establishment reacts : the Grenvilles and Peterloo
  • The decline of monarchy : the Queen's case, 1820
  • Tory reform : Canning's new world
  • Tory resistance : Eldon and the Test Act
  • Political knowledge and participation : The Extraordinary Black Book
  • An eccentric King : William IV
  • Remaking the Constitution : the Reform Act of 1832
  • II. Reform and social stress
  • Political exploitation : Francis Place on class cooperation
  • Direct action : the Cold Bath Fields Manifesto
  • Humanitarianism : the abolition of slavery
  • Utilitarianism : the new Poor Law
  • The white man's empire : the Durham Report
  • Constitutional delicacy : Melbourne, Victoria, and the bedchamber crisis
  • Chartism : Jacobin ideology and armed poverty
  • Social tension : the attack upon symbols of privilege
  • The early Victorian statesman : Bagehot on Peel
  • III. The hayday of Victorianism
  • World power : Palmerston and Don Pacifico
  • The Queen : some power and much influence
  • The middle-class franchise : a mid-Victorian election
  • Liberalism : Gladstone and democracy
  • Conservatism : Disraeli's platform
  • The limitations of Liberalism : John Bright
  • The rationalization of institutions : the fog of Chancery and judicial reform
  • The career open to talents : Civil Service
  • Irish nationalism : problems in the devolution of power
  • IV. Toward Collectivism
  • The new radicalism : the intrusion of Collectivism
  • The Fabians : toward Socialism-as slowly as possible
  • The logic of Socialism : the unconscious conversion
  • The revolution of local government : London power and fear : "Made in Germany"
  • Jubilee : "The Captains and the Kings depart ..."
  • The masses emerge : Keir Hardie
  • Jingoism : the Boer War
  • The new Liberalism : Lloyd George, the budget, and the Peers.