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The African presenceRepresentations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. It does so by developing the concept of the African presence: the ... More

Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Terry Macintyre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Speaking at West Point in 1962, Dean Acheson observed that Britain had lost an empire and had still to find a new role. This book explains why, as Britain's Labour government contemplated withdrawal ... More

Beyond Devolution and DecentralisationBuilding Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book compares the politics, policies, and polity-building dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation in the French region of Brittany. Empirically, it draws conclusions from in-depth ... More

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, FighterA Political Biography

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Gregor Gall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Bob Crow was not only the most well-known union leader of his generation but also the most militant. This biography examines his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of ... More

The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century IrelandThe cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Laurence Marley (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This collection of essays explores a largely neglected aspect of the history of Anglo-Irish relations: British Labour Party policy on Ireland during the twentieth century. Much of the literature on ... More

The British left and ZionismHistory of a divorce

The British left and Zionism: History of a divorce

Paul Kelemen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088124
eISBN:
9781781706152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This study examines how the diverse strands of the British left have interpreted the conflict in Palestine. From being overwhelmingly supportive of the Zionist movement's effort to build a Jewish ... More

The British question

The British question

Arthur Aughey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083402
eISBN:
9781781704899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083402.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In contemporary British politics one of the key issues is the question of Britain itself. In this book the British question is used as shorthand for a range of inter-related issues involving history, ... More

Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Jim Phillips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is a major re-evaluation of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike, which was a central event in Britain's recent economic, industrial and political history, and the first book to show the pivotal and ... More

Conservatism for the democratic ageConservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

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

Dr. David Thackeray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a new interpretation of the Conservative party’s revival and adaptation to democratic politics in the early twentieth century, a period in which the British electorate more than ... More

Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Richard Hayton and Andrew S. Crines (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

How do leading Conservative figures strive to communicate with and influence the electorate? Why have some proven more effective than others in advancing their personal positions and ideological ... More

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