British Government and Politics Author:Douglas V. Verney While the British government is historically interesting and important, its contemporary significance lies in its adjustment--or inability to adjust--to the loss of an empire and to the impoverishment caused by this and by two world wars. — Part I describes main principles underlying England's system of government. — Part II describes the operatio... more »n of cabinet government and the administration of the nation's affairs.
Part III analyzes the House of Commons, House of Lords, and monarchy.
Part IV sketches Britain's position in the contemporary world.« less