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The Strange Death of Liberal England

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Dangerfield writes about the years towhen the Liberal Party governed England. Show 25 25 50 All. A gripping account of the divergent forces within Edwardian Liberalism and how social change can fundamentally change politics.

It is so well written that academic historians immediately suspect the author of laxit Wonderful under rated classic. Nov 11, Peter Jakobsen rated it really liked it.

The volume is brilliant. Taylor, English History The World we have Lost Overview Laslett: The book has inspired the titles of other publications, notably works of contemporary political history.

George Dangerfield, The Strange Death of Liberal England — Faculty of History

Mar 13, Feliks rated it really liked it Shelves: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world In art, you can see the madness creeping on in Sickert’s paintings and Epstein’s post-human sculpture The Rock Drill. Language and Sources The Uses of Facts: I couldn’t learn enough about what he had to tell me to absorb the poetry and insight he had to offer.


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The Wars of the Roses 1 Source Exercise 4: Commentaries The Uses of Facts: Jul 21, Ozkatz rated it it was amazing. Englnad Henrician Reformation 9 Source Exercise 5: You couldn’t ask for better–it’s as if he was there.

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Oct 10, Matthew Dambro rated it it was amazing. The closest thing to explanation I understood was that the workers ran away with the Trade Unions, and perhaps the oiberal suffragettes with the more peaceful distaff side.

The Athenian Empire Source Exercise 1: These cookies and any others in use are detailed in our site privacy and cookie policies and are integral to our web site. Never have I come across an author as capable of balancing the delicate tedium of political discussion with the colorful prose of truly great writing. The strange death of Liberal England []. Feb 25, Samantha rated it it was amazing. But that which can be rectified by wider reading fades away when one considers that this is history as it SHOULD be written: Bogs down a bit in the labor section, but the book picks up again in Assigned in a graduate history class on twentieth-century England, I recently reread this political science study of the period just before WWI Order by newest oldest recommendations.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Dangerfield was a journalist rather than an academic historian and he had an eye both for a good story and for the most effective way to tell it.

Dangerfield has the English way of erudite irony, subtle sarcasm, and witty understanding of the complexities of history and human nature. This book is outdated and reflects the misogyny and prejudices of an era that, though nearly a century in the past, continues to inflict pain on our own time.

The Strange Death of Liberal England: I have read and understood this message. It is, however, one of the best-written, and by far the most irreverent. I gotta say it really took me out of the book and I can’t honestly give it more stars since it became rather dense and confusing for me loberal reading experience.

He didn’t understand their world at all. Feb 18, Richard rated it it was amazing. Its treatment of the suffragettes is downright venal. Morgan in The Age of Lloyd George: