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- Cambridge University Press 1974; US$ 50.00
The Rump Parliament was brought to power in 1648 by Pride's Purge and forcibly dissolved by Oliver Cromwell in 1653. This book is a detailed account of the intervening years. Dr Worden concentrates particularly on the Rump's policies in the contentious fields of legal, religious and electoral reform; its attempts to live down its revolutionary origins,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 124.99
This is the first survey of Unionism, the ideology of most of the rulers of the United Kingdom for the last 300 years. Because it was taken so much for granted, it has never been properly studied. Now that we stand in the twilight of Unionism, it is possible to see it as it casts its long shadow over British and imperial history since 1707.The book... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Media Practices and Protest Politics offers important insights for understanding mechanisms and patterns of visibility in struggles for recognition and redistribution in post-democratic societies and provides a valuable contribution to the field of political communication and social movement studies. Explaining how activists perceive and understand... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 18.94
Who Goes Home? A Parliamentary Miscellany is a wonderful collection of parliamentary wit and insult; of bizarre and hilarious stories; of odd and surprising facts about Parliament; and explanations of the impenetrable mysteries of a Gothic fantasy palace on the banks of the Thames. Robert Rogers is an expert but irreverent guide through Westminster?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 26.95
The 1832 Reform Act was a watershed in the history of modern Britain, profoundly affecting the composition of parliament and the course of all subsequent legislation. This new edition of The Great Reform Act of 1832 extends and updates Eric J. Evans's classic account of the crucial political and economic issues and: * highlights the travails... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 26.95
Parliamentary Reform 1785?1928 surveys the dynamically changing role of the British Parliament from the pre-reformed Parliament through: the 1832 Great Reform Act Chartism the campaign for working class suffrage Catholic emancipation the long struggle for the granting of female suffrage. Beginning with a wide survey of the origins... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00
A book-length study of the period of the Cromwellian Protectorate from 1653 to 1659. more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This book chronicles the expansion and creation of new public spheres in and around Parliament in the early Stuart period. It focuses on two closely interconnected narratives: the changing nature of communication and discourse within parliamentary chambers and the interaction of Parliament with the wider world of political dialogue and the dissemination... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 160.00
This book is the first on the creation, development and influence of popular politics, specifically the role of Political Unions, on the Great Reform Act of 1832. Political Unions and the force of public opinion played a vital role in seeing the Reform Bill through Parliament and setting England on the path of peaceful, legislative reform. more...