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Consensus and Disunity : The Lloyd George Coalition Government 1918-1922 - Kenneth O. Morgan

Consensus and Disunity

The Lloyd George Coalition Government 1918-1922

Paperback Published: 17th July 1986
ISBN: 9780198229759
Number Of Pages: 280

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This book examines the pattern of political and social change in Britain during the period of the Lloyd George coalition government 1918-22, and provides a reassessment of this major administration and its importance for its personality, David Lloyd George.

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"As an illumination of the murky politics of Britain's most mysterious coalition, it will be hard to beat."--American Historical Review

"This is indeed political history in its most ambitious and developed form, with technical accomplishment set off by literary skill."--London Review of Books

The Invention of National Unityp. 1
Coupon and Coalitionp. 26
Priorities and Policies: Labourp. 46
Priorities and Policies: Social Reformp. 80
Priorities and Policies: Overseas Affairsp. 109
The Appeal to Opinionp. 149
The Quest for the Centrep. 174
Minor Challengers: Asquithians and Cecilsp. 192
Major Challengers: the Labour Partyp. 213
Major Challengers: the Die-Hardsp. 236
Lloyd George's Last Standp. 255
The Downfall of the Coalition: Class Consciousnessp. 280
The Downfall of the Coalition: Foreign Policyp. 302
The Downfall of the Coalition: Party Politicsp. 331
Farewell to Unityp. 357
Appendicesp. 377
Notesp. 385
Bibliographyp. 413
Indexp. 424
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ISBN: 9780198229759
ISBN-10: 0198229755
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 17th July 1986
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.59