Mass conservatism : the Conservatives and the public since the 1880s / editors Stuart Ball, Ian Holliday ; with a foreword by William Hague.

London : Routledge, 2013.
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The papers that comprise this volume reveal how people are intent on preserving not only their wealth but culture too. The individual contributions identify the key arguments used to coax voters, whose natural sympathies might gravitate to the left, to vote for the Conservative Party en masse.
First published in 2002 in Great Britain by Frank Cass Publishers--T.p. verso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 13, 2013).
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  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Foreword; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 Mass Conservatism: An Introduction; 2 The Making of Scottish Unionism, 1886-1914; 3 Farmworkers and Local Conservatism in South-west Shropshire, 1916-23; 4 The Conservative Party and Mass Housing, 1918-39; 5 Speaking to Democracy: The Conservative Party and Mass Opinion from the 1920s to the 1950s; 6 Conservative Women and Voluntary Social Service, 1938-51; 7 Echoes in the Wilderness: British Popular Conservatism, 1945-51
  • 8 Industrial Relations as 'Human Relations': Conservatism and Trade Unionism, 1945-649 Conservative Party Activists and Immigration Policy from the Late 1940s to the Mid-1970s; 10 The Role of the Conservative Political Centre, 1945-98; 11 The Community Affairs Department, 1975-79: A Personal Record; 12 Thatcherism and the British People; Notes on Contributors; Index
  • 1-135-28497-0
  • 0-7146-8208-X
  • 1-315-03904-4
  • 1-135-28490-3
  • 862366729
  • 870591565
  • 10.4324/9781315039046
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