Parties and People: England, 1914-1951
Publisher: Oxford University Press | ISBN: 0199584699 | edition 2010 | PDF | 192 pages | 1,2 mb
The "sequel" to his best-selling Classes and Cultures, Ross McKibbin's latest book is a powerful reinterpretation of British politics in the first decades of universal suffrage. What did it mean to be a "democratic society?" To what extent did voters make up their own minds on politics or allow elites to do it for them?