The origin of two 1874 election leaflets.
Articles from the Journal of Liberal Democrat History.
An examination of the history of the Canadian Liberal Party.
A look at how Paddy Ashdown’s life and career were remembered and celebrated in the media.
A recollection of the career of Paddy Ashdown, Leader of the Liberal Democrats 1988–99.
Gladstone’s library at Hawarden
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?