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The National Government and the Calling of the Election

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An unequivocal statement was issued by Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, and Sir Herbert Samuel on August 1931. Within six weeks, however, the Cabinet had decided to fight a general election under ... More


Introduction

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.07
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing the reasons for the prevailing historiographical neglect of rural politics. It clarifies several points regarding the relationship between the rural voters and the ... More


Defending Economic Internationalism, 1931–5

Peter Sloman

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198723509
eISBN:
9780191790287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723509.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The early 1930s marked a difficult period for the Liberal Party as the National Government polarized political loyalties, dismantled the free-trade regime established by Peel and Gladstone, and ... More


America and Conversion

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's travel to America in 1921 with his wife Frances and his conversion to Catholicism a year later. It first considers Chesterton's reaction to Herbert Samuel's ... More


Wired

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter considers the differences between already-wired and yet-to-be-wired areas and users. It traces the emergence of an electricity-regime, made of street lamps, authorized caretakers, rules ... More


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