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Searching For the Middle Way: The Political Economy of Harold Macmillan

E. H. H GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter charts the development of the political economy of Harold Macmillan from the 1920s to his retirement as Prime Minister in the autumn of 1963. It outlines the changing nature of his ... More


Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

E. H. H. Green

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book investigates developments and changes in the nature of Conservative political thought and the meaning of Conservatism throughout the 20th century. Starting from the Edwardian crisis under ... More


Introduction

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of this book, which is to explore aspects of the ideas, values, arguments, and beliefs that have informed Conservative thought in the ... More


The Crisis and its Consequences for the British Conservative Party

Lord Beloff

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter critically evokes the turbulent emotions aroused by the Suez crisis. In Harold Macmillan's words, the British controversy over intervention caused rifts in friendships, divisions in ... More


Macmillan and Home: ‘pink socialism’ and ‘true-blue’ Conservatism, 1957–64

Mark Pitchford

in The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the impact of Conservative governments' domestic and imperial policies on an increasingly vociferous extreme right, showing how the Conservative Party both alienated and ... More


Winds of Change and the Royal Family

Philip Murphy

in Monarchy and the End of Empire: The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199214235
eISBN:
9780191746680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214235.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter begins with an examination of the role of the Palace during the Suez Crisis of 1956. It then considers the way in which royal tours and patronage were deployed as a means of helping to ... More


A Choice of Evils, 14 February–30 June 1958

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines British governor to Cyprus Hugh Foot's plan for dealing with the Greek Cypriot revolt. Foot proposed a modified tridominium suggesting that the existing colonial administration ... More


Losing the Empire But Maintaining a Role: The Special Relationship During Harold Macmillan's Premiership

Simon Tate

in A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four provides the book's second empirical case study, focusing upon the geopolitical role that Harold Macmillan's government sought to play in the special relationship from 1957-1963. In ... More


Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Ian Clark

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The full and fascinating inside story of Anglo-American nuclear relations from 1957 to 1962 is told for the first time in this book. This period saw the creation of a close and exclusive relationship ... More


Independence and Interdependence 1957–1958

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After Anthony Eden's jurisdiction, Harold Macmillan faced the management of Britain's economic decline and the regeneration of the country's ties with America, among others. Macmillan believed that ... More


British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63: The Anti-Marketeers

Robert F. Dewey, Jr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078712
eISBN:
9781781702147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078712.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the opponents of Britain's first attempt to join the European Economic Community (EEC) between the announcement of Harold Macmillan's new policy ... More


The Start of a Troubled Relationship: “I am not puttable offable”: Money, the Veto, and European Union

Stephen Wall

in A Stranger in Europe: Britain and the EU from Thatcher to Blair

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284559
eISBN:
9780191700309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284559.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

In 1963, General Charles de Gaulle issued his first veto of Britain's application to join the European Community (EC), the Common Market. Britain had declined to join the original six founders of the ... More


The oratory of Harold Macmillan

Brendan Evans

in Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Macmillan’s oratory is closely linked to the persona which he developed to appeal both within the Conservative Party and to communicate with the wider electorate. His manner of speaking across all ... More


‘Modernising’ the system 1951–79

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The incoming Conservative Government of 1951 had no developed plans for reforming local government. The Butskillist common ground between the Conservative Party and the Labour Party encompassed a ... More


Conclusion

Robert F. Dewey

in British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63: The Anti-Marketeers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078712
eISBN:
9781781702147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078712.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the opposition to Great Britain's membership to the EEC. It briefly reviews the chronology of Britain's application and Prime Minister Harold ... More


‘Something of a Profit and Loss Account’: Macmillan’s Audit of Empire and Aftermath, 1957–60

W. David McIntyre

in Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702436
eISBN:
9780191772146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702436.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Macmillan’s post-Suez ‘audit of empire’ in which officials considered which colonies were ready for independence and whether Britain would gain or lose by their departure. Three reports eventuated. ... More


Into The Whitehall Minefield: Aden and the Federation of South Arabia, 1962–1967

Rory Cormac

in Confronting the Colonies: British Intelligence and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354436
eISBN:
9780199388257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354436.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter highlights the importance of British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan’s famous ‘Wind of Change’ speech. In delivering the speech, he committed Britain to a rapid process of decolonisation ... More


‘Swung Back’

Rudra Chaudhuri

in Forged in Crisis: India and the United States Since 1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354863
eISBN:
9780199388271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354863.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The chapter looks at the period between the end of the Sino-Indian Border conflict towards the end of November 1962 and the summer of 1963. Indeed, and apart from the tragedy Indian elites were ... More


The Long Anticlimax, June 1957–February 1958

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

If Dulles was waiting for Stassen “to step over the line he has drawn so that he can lower the boom,” he had a long wait ahead. Not until February 14, 1958, did Stassen step down and leave the ... More


The Fifties and the Beginning of the Liverpool Scene

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Between 1956 and 1958, Britain saw the emergence of a new and controversial ‘angry generation’ fuelled by three closely connected events. John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger opened at the Royal ... More


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