Gladstone’s library at Hawarden
Articles from the Journal of Liberal Democrat History.
Analysis of the reasons behind the crushing Liberal defeat in 1874
The threat to Richard Cobden’s Sussex home
Gladstone’s first government and the House of Lords
The Liberal government’s policy on Ireland
Examination of the role played by the publication of Gladstone’s pamphlet during the 1868 election campaign
Discussion of the results of the election that brought the Liberals to power
Introduction to this special issue of the Journal of Liberal History, marking 150 years since William Ewart Gladstone first became prime minister
David Steel on his recollections of Jeremy Thorpe
The party whips, the collapse of the government and the decline of the Liberal Party
An analysis of the partnership between the Liberal leaders which finally split under the strains of war
Interview with Tim Farron MP on his period as Leader of the Liberal
The Journal team celebrate our hundredth issue
How did Liberal Prime Minister Asquith’s friendships and relationships affect his political decisions?
Did the Liberals miss an historical opportunity to become the party of organised labour and the trade unions in the 1870s?
The experience of the Hampshire Congregationalists
Interview with Shirley Williams