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Ideas of the Liberal Party: Perceptions, Agendas and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852

Ideas of the Liberal Party: Perceptions, Agendas and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852

Joseph Coohill

ISBN: 978-1-444-35021-0

Oct 2011

244 pages

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Description

Ideas of the Liberal Party Perceptions, Agendas, and Liberal Politics in the House of Commons, 1832-1852  utilizes previous unexamined archival material of backbench members of parliament  to reveal the emergence and development of early- to mid-nineteenth century liberalism.
  • Utilizes previous unexamined archival material of backbench members of parliament
  • Analyzes  crucial votes in the House of Commons to illuminate the importance of the development of the liberal party to the politics of the period
  • Presents a fresh and insightful analysis of nineteenth century politics
Acknowledgments

Notes on the Text

Abbreviations

List of Figures and Tables

Introduction       

The Self-Perception, Construction and Presentation of a Liberal Party and a Liberal Politics in the House of Commons 1832-52                

1: Liberal Terms and Liberal Labels           

2: Liberal Politics in the Constituencies and the House of Commons             

3: Liberal Party Control  

4: The Liberal Brigade, the Speakership and Lichfield House:Ideas of Co-operation among Liberal Groups in 1835         

Liberal Agendas in Conflict and Consensus: Ideas, Issues, Language and Behaviour among Liberal Party MPs 1832-52     

5: Appropriation and the Formation of the Parliamentary Liberal Party       

6: Symbolism and Responsibility: Church Rates and Expectations of the Liberal Party          

7: Irish Religion in British Politics: The Maynooth Difficulties for Liberal Party MPs               

8: Free Trade Agendas: The Construction of an Article of Faith, 1837-50      

Conclusion         

Bibliography      

Index