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  1. Thatcher and Thatcherism

    3rd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    This fully revised and updated third edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. Focusing on the career of Margaret Thatcher, Eric J. Evans...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Britain before the Reform Act

    Politics and Society 1815-1832, 2nd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In the years1815-1832, Britain came close to revolution. Fewer than twenty years separate the Battle of Waterloo from the passing of the ‘Great’ Reform Act but during this period Britain’s political elite was challenged as never before. In rising to that challenge, the political elite attempted,...

    Published July 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Sir Robert Peel

    Statesmanship, Power and Party, 2nd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Sir Robert Peel provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and career of one of the most political leaders of the nineteenth century. Perhaps best known for seeing through the Repeal of the Corn Laws, Peel had an enormous impact on political life of his age and beyond. Eric J....

    Published March 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sir Robert Peel

    Statesmanship, Power and Party

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Drawing on the conclusions of recent research, this book takes a more critical view of Peel's political career than is conventionally offered. It argues that, although Peel was an efficient administrator and a dominant political leader in the 1830s and 1840s, he lacked both intellectual flexibility...

    Published January 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Forging of the Modern State

    Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870, 3rd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    In this hugely ambitious history of Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which the country was transformed into the world’s first industrial power. This was an era of revolutionary change unparalleled in Britain, yet one in which transformation was achieved without political...

    Published September 17th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which...

    Published September 27th 1999 by Routledge

  7. William Pitt the Younger

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    William Pitt the Younger re-examines Pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a `reformist' phase in the years to 1793 and a `reactionary' phase thereafter. His treatment includes explanation of: * Pitt's rapid rise to power* the...

    Published March 11th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Great Reform Act of 1832

    2nd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    The 1832 Reform Act was a watershed in the history of modern Britain, profoundly affecting the composition of parliament and the course of all subsequent legislation. This new edition of The Great Reform Act of 1832 extends and updates Eric J. Evans's classic account of the crucial political and...

    Published October 27th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Political Parties in Britain 1783-1867

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    The theme of Professor Evan's book is the growth of a recognizable modern party system from the much looser and often family-based attachments of the eighteenth century. He examines the significance of the terms 'Whig' and 'Tory' in the later eighteenth century and the growth of a party aligment...

    Published October 31st 1985 by Routledge

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