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By P. F. Clarke

Why used to be there a Liberal govt in Britain from 1905 until eventually the 1st international warfare? And why was once the Liberal get together changed through the Labour get together so presently afterwards? those are the types of difficulties which Dr Clarke examines in his learn of the Liberal revival in Lancashire. The vote in north-west England used to be principally liable for bringing the Liberal govt into energy and for conserving its place, however it additionally produced virtually part the hot Labour MP's in 1906. therefore any passable interpretation of electoral historical past within the early 20th century needs to account for what occurred in Lancashire. This publication calls into query some of the traditional assumptions approximately British politics within the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries.

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