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The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 1885-1997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner (1958-2010)

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Description for The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 1885-1997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner (1958-2010) Hardcover. Explores some of the major transitions, opportunities and false dawns of modern British political history. It engages with the scholarly legacy of Professor Duncan Tanner (1958-2010) whose work was focused on the political process and on politics in government. Editor(s): Williams, Chris; Edwards, Andrew. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, black & white|Tables. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; HBJD1; HBLW; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 242 x 27. Weight in Grams: 600.
This volume explores some of the major transitions, opportunities and false dawns of modern British political history. It engages with the scholarly legacy of Professor Duncan Tanner (1958-2010) whose work was focused on the political process and on politics in government. Chronologically its span runs from the first general election to be conducted under the terms of the Third Reform Act through to the 1997 referenda in favour of devolved assemblies in Scotland and Wales. This was the period in which British politicians most obviously addressed a mass, British-wide electorate, seeking national approval for policies and programmes to be enacted ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
Manchester, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780719090714
SKU
9780719090714
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Chris Williams is Professor of History and Head of the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University Andrew Edwards is Senior Lecturer in History and Dean of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University -- .

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'As is to be expected of a volume based on a conference which took place in 2012, aspects of the contributions collected in this volume will be familiar from other articles or books produced by the authors. Nonetheless, as the preceding survey indicates, this is a rich and varied volume, which indicates the continued health of twentieth-century political history in ... Read more

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