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Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918 : Seminar Studies in History - Eric J. Evans

Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918

Seminar Studies in History

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Published: 27th September 1999
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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 are often underplayed.

An introduction to the series
Note on referencing system
Originsp. 1
Parliamentary Reform and the Historiansp. 1
Parliamentary Reform Agitation Before 1832p. 7
The 'Great' Reform Act of 1832p. 18
Causes: External Pressure or Internal Collapse?p. 18
Consequences: Change or Continuity?p. 26
Redefining the 'Privileged Pale of the Constitution'p. 36
No 'Final Solution', 1832-65p. 36
Towards Reform, 1865-68: The Causes of the 'Leap in the Dark'p. 44
Consequences: The Leap and Its Aftermath, 1867-80p. 55
Corruption, Reform and Redistribution, 1883-85p. 65
Votes for Women - and Many More Menp. 75
The Women's Suffrage Campaign, 1867-1914p. 75
Towards Democracy, 1910-18p. 83
Conclusion and Assessmentp. 91
Documentsp. 96
Chronologyp. 120
Parliamentary Reform Legislation, 1832-1928p. 129
The Growth of the Electorate as a Result of Parliamentary Reform, 1831-1929p. 136
Bibliographyp. 137
Indexp. 146
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ISBN: 9780582294677
ISBN-10: 0582294673
Series: Seminar Studies in History
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 162
Published: 27th September 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 0.89
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1