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An Intellectual in Conservative Politics: The Case of Arthur Steel-Maitland

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/9780198205937.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter outlines perhaps the fullest, earliest Conservative response to Keynes through the ideas of the Conservative politician Arthur Steel–Maitland. These evolved from the time of his ... More


‘No Settled Convictions’? Arthur Balfour, Political Economy, and Tariff Reform: A Reconsideration

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/9780198205937.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the political economy of the Edwardian Conservative leader Arthur Balfour, and seeks to open new vistas on the complexities and nuances of the tariff reform versus free trade ... More


Cobden Redivivus: Free Trade and the Edwardians, 1903–1906

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The rallying of Liberal Party to free trade after 1903 was spurred by premises fundamentally different from the outmoded Ricardian and evangelical arguments by which the nation had been drawn to the ... More


The Imperial Politics of the Press

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the fact that despite the continued commercialisation, the press remained inextricably tied with the world of politics. It discusses that directs subsidisation of newspapers ... More


Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Anthony Howe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The argument about the limits of free trade or protectionism rages throughout the world to this day. Following the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846, free trade became one of the most distinctive ... More


Responding to the Edwardian crisis of Unionism

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scholars have often referred to the Edwardian years as witnessing a crisis of conservatism. Joseph Chamberlain’s tariff reform campaign has been blamed for causing chronic divisions within ... More


Expanding Trade

Jennifer A. Delton

in The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167862
eISBN:
9780691203324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167862.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes a look at how the expansion of foreign trade was the original impetus for the National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) creation and would remain a critical focus of the ... More


The working man’s pint and the housewife’s budget

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Historians have paid little attention to how Unionists sought to develop appeals to gendered identities on the ground in Edwardian Britain. Earlier Tory appeals to the manly ale-drinking consumer ... More


The challenge of class politics

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Work on late-Victorian Conservatism stresses that Salisbury’s party developed a wide support base by promoting a heterogeneous programme, appealing to both working and middle class social cultures. ... More


Baldwin’s party?

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Stanley Baldwin’s leadership is generally portrayed as being integral to the Conservative party’s success between the wars, unifying the disparate factions within the party, and creating a ... More


The Progressive Era

Price Fishback

in Government & The American Economy: A New History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251271
eISBN:
9780226251295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251295.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the United States, the period between the mid-1890s and the early 1920s is known as the Progressive Era. Many general studies of the period and biographies of leading reformers emphasize the ... More


Cultures of Unionism

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

As well as encountering divisions based on class and gender, the Edwardian Unionist alliance experienced very different fortunes across the regions of Britain, as a result of the uneven reception of ... More


‘Country before party’

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

When the Armistice was called in November 1918 the future shape and identity of parties remained uncertain. The late Edwardian period had been newly demonised as an era of damaging partisanship in ... More


Epilogue

Edward T. O’Donnell

in Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231120005
eISBN:
9780231539265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231120005.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue focuses on Henry George's last days. The disastrous United Labor Party (ULP) campaign of 1887 marked the end of one phase of George's public life and the dawning of another. For the ... More


‘Stoutly and robustly Protestant’: The religious dimension of Ulster's appeal

in Popular Opposition to Irish Home Rule in Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311987
eISBN:
9781846315558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311987.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the religious dimension of the anti-Home Rule movement. It describes the ‘Faith and Freedom’ convention of various London Protestant societies in June 1913 who aimed at showing ... More


Britannia’s Achilles Heel

Nicholas A. Lambert

in The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led Britain to Its Worst Defeat of the First World War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197545201
eISBN:
9780197545232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545201.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

By the turn of the twentieth century, British leaders were contemplating the strategic implications of the recent transformation in the global economy now called the first era of globalization. ... More


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