By (author) John K. Walton
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Disraeli by John K. Walton
Book DescriptionDisraeli is a key figure for students of nineteenth-century Britain. He is indelibly identified with the unmaking of Peel's version of the Conservative Party, and with the re-creation of a durable and outstandingly successful new party which retained the loyalty of the squires and the shires while reaching out to newer forms of property ownership and cultivating the attachment of a significant proportion of the urban working class. John K. Walton here examines the major aspects of Disraeli's career and his legacy, asking how far his actions and policies were governed by principles and how far by expediency. He also enquires how far Disraeli set his own agenda and how far he was a rider of currents out of his control. Finally, Walton takes a careful look at his political, institutional and ideological legacy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415000598
(216mm x 140mm x 5mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Awarded 2013 PROSE Honorable Mention in Media & Cultural Studies With the resurgent interest in his work today, this is a timely reevaluation of this foundational figure in Cultural Studies, a critical but friendly review of both Hoggart's work and reputation.
Playful Crowd, Hardback (September 2005)» View all books by John K. Walton
Explores playful crowds and the pursuit of pleasure in the twentieth century to offer a transatlantic perspective on changing ideas about leisure, class, and mass culture. This book examines the resorts' different fates as Coney Island has become a shadow of its former self while Blackpool continues to lure visitors and offer attractions.
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