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The Strange Death of Liberal England, 1910-1914
The Strange Death of Liberal England 1910-1914 Author:George Dangerfield This is an extremely well-known and well-written book on the fantastic chaos which overtook England on the eve of the First World War. Dangerfield, who won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1953, has woven together the three wild strands of Tory Rebellion (the rebellion in Ulster), the Suffragette Movement and the Labour Movement and has produce... more »d a living vital picture of the state of mind and the most pressing social problems in England which was even then preparing for its real entrance into the twentieth century and into total war.
Teeming with magnificently written accounts of such fanatically dedicated people as Sir Edward Carson, Emmeline Panhurst and her two wild daughters, and Jim Larkin and the rest of the Labour people, The Strange Death of Liberal England is not only a great work of social history it is also a classic study of how cruelly outmoded the famous old Liberal Party of England was in the modern age.
First published in 1935, the Capricorn Books edition is copyright 1961.« less