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The Great Reform Act of 1832 By Eric J. Evans (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, UK)

The Great Reform Act of 1832
by Eric J. Evans (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, UK)

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An account of the crucial political and economic issues behind the 1832 Reform Act. This book highlights the travails of Toryism at the end of the 1820s, clarifies complex questions of policy, shows the connections between the Reform Act of 1832 and the Second Reform Act, and updates statistics.
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The Great Reform Act of 1832 by Eric J. Evans (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, UK)

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 of Toryism at the end of the 1820s
* clarifies complex questions of policy
* shows the connections between the Reform Act of 1832 and subsequent radical activity and reform legislation
* presents revised electoral statistics.

An accessible and stimulating guide to the student of modern political history, students of history and political history will find this invaluable to their studies.

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Table of Contents


Preface 1. Introduction: Then and Now 2. The Unreformed Electoral System 3. Why did Pressure for Parliamentary Reform Grow? 4. Parliamentary Reformers, 1789-1820 5. Why were the Earlier Reforms Unsuccessful? 6. Retreat and Revival: Reform, 1820-30 7. The Crisis of 1830-32: A "Safe and Practical" Measure of Reform? 8. How much was Changed by the Reform Act of 1832, and in Whose Interest? Select Bibliography Appendices

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The Great Reform Act of 1832 by Eric J. Evans (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, UK)
Eric J. Evans (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, UK)
Lancaster Pamphlets
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1994-10-27
96
0415117933
9780415117937
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