Journal of Liberal History 112

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In this issue: Shirley Williams (Dick Newby); Bertha Bowness Fischer (Kathryn Rix); Lloyd George, the Liberal Summer Schools and electoral politics in the 1920s (Aaron Jacob); The Liberal rise in Richmond (Mark Egan and David Williams); meeting report – Asquith versus Lloyd George (Katheryn Gallant); meeting report – Back from the dead: the Liberal Party […]

Journal of Liberal History 111

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In this issue: T. Edmund Harvey (Mark Frankel); Lord Tony Greaves (Michael Meadowcroft); Vision in a time of crisis (John Ayshford); ‘Universally respected, admired and … disliked’ (Jim McGowan); meeting report – Liberals with a radical programme: the post-war welfare state, Beveridge and the Liberal Party 75 years on (David Cloke); review of Otte, Statesman […]

Journal of Liberal History 110 – Special issue: Early nineteenth-century Liberalism

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In this issue: Early Liberalism – a search for origins (James Moore); Peterloo: the English Uprising (Robert Poole); Henry Hunt, Peterloo, Whigs and Liberals (John Belchem); ‘Not straight but serpentine’ (Stephen Lee); The Pisan Triumvirate (Ian Macgregor Morris); Liberalism and the Lancashire electorate (Michael Winstanley); meeting report – The Peterloo massacre and nineteenth-century popular radicalism […]

Journal of Liberal History 109

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In this issue: What Honor did next (Helen Langley); William Ewart Gladstone (Simon Heffer); Some cornerstones still in place (Tudor Jones); review of Clarke, Kind of Blue: A political memoir, Cameron, For the Record and Letwin, Hearts and Minds: The battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the present (Duncan Brack); review of Hargreaves, […]

Journal of Liberal History 108

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In this issue: Liberal Democrat leadership performance; Jo Swinson as leader; The two Henry Redhead Yorkes, radical to liberal (Amanda Goodrich); Another Madam Mayor (Jaime Reynolds); meeting report – General election 2019 (Neil Stockley); review of Fieldhouse et al, Electoral Shocks (Duncan Brack); review of Cowley and Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2015 and […]

Journal of Liberal History 107

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In this issue: Old heroes for a new leader (Ed Davey and Layla Moran); Five Liberal women and politics (Alan Mumford); Lloyd George and an Anglo-Irish centenary (Alistair Lexden); Parliamentary Archive at the House of Lords (Dr J. Graham Jones); review of Lee Sykes, Losing from the Inside (Michael Meadowcroft); review of Bale, Webb and […]

Journal of Liberal History 106

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In this issue: Asquith’s return to parliament at the 1920 Paisley by-election (Hugh Gault); Robert Maclennan (Lord Maclennan of Rogart) (Michael Meadowcroft); Northampton and the democratic radical tradition (Tim Hughes); meeting report – The 1979 general election (Neil Stockley); review of Jones, The Uneven Path of British Liberalism (William Wallace); review of Waugh, Sir Henry […]

Journal of Liberal History 105

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In this issue: Gambling on Brexit – analysis of the Liberal Democrat performance in the 2019 general election (John Curtice); Liberal Democrat leadership performance – Comparative table of leadership performance updated to December 2019; The ‘Mangold’s Champion’ – Lloyd George, the Game Laws and the campaign for rural land reform in Edwardian England (Stephen Ridgwell); […]

Journal of Liberal History 104

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In this issue: Vince Cable as leader – interview with Vince Cable on his period as leader of the Liberal Democrats; Liberal Democrat leadership performance table; E. D. Simon: Intellectual in politics – biography of E. D. Simon, 1st Baron Simon of Wythenshawe (David Dutton); The Liberal Democrat performance in the 2019 European election (John […]

Journal of Liberal History 103

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In this issue: OId heroes for a new leader: Liberal Democrat leadership candidates’ historical heroes (Ed Davey, Jo Swinson); Welsh Liberal Party 1966–70: New beginnings and the challenge of Plaid Cymru (Nicholas Alderton); Lloyd George’s presidency of the Board of Trade (Ian Ivatt); A lifetime in Liberalism: where do we go now? (The fourth Viv […]

Journal of Liberal History 102

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In this issue: Paddy Ashdown – An Appreciation (Michael Meadowcroft); Writing about Paddy (Neil Stockley); The long-lived Liberal Party of Canada (Tom Axworthy and Lorna Marsden); ‘Vote for Mr Crum and one other Liberal’ (David Hanson MP); Europe – The Liberal Commitment, with Anthony Howe and Eugenio Biagini (meeting report by Neil Stockley); review of […]

Journal of Liberal History 101 – Special issue: Gladstone’s first government

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A special issue commemorating 150 years since Gladstone’s first government. Articles include Gladstone’s first government, 1868–74; The general election of 1868; Gladstone’s first government: a policy overview;  A Chapter of Autobiography as campaign document; Gladstone’s first ministry and Ireland; Gladstone and the 1870 Elementary Education Act; Jogging along by the Parliamentary train? Gladstone’s first government and the House of Lords; Saving Dunford House; The […]

Journal of Liberal History 100

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In this issue: 25 years of the Journal; Interview: Tim Farron as party leader; 7 December 1916: Asquith, Lloyd George and the crisis of Liberalism (Kenneth O. Morgan); The 1924 Labour government and the failure of the whips (Michael Meadowcroft); Review of Laws, Coalition and Coalition Diaries 2012–2015; Votes for women – meeting report and […]

Journal of Liberal History 99

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In this issue: Religion and politics in the Edwardian era (Roger Ottewill); The Liberal Party and the trade unions in the 1870s (Tim Hughes); Asquith: friendship, love and betrayal (Alan Mumford); Meeting report: Election 2017 – a missed opportunity?, with Phil Cowley and James Gurling (Neil Stockley); Review – Davenport-Hines, Universal Man: The Seven Lives […]

Journal of Liberal History 98 – Special issue: The Liberal commitment to Europe

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Liberals, Free Trade and Europe (Anthony Howe); The ‘European Mind’ of Late Victorian Liberalism (Eugenio Biagini); ‘Pacifism is not enough; nor patriotism, either’ – The Life of Philip Kerr, Lord Lothian (David Grace); The Liberal Contribution to the Council of Europe (Robert Ingham); How the Liberal Party Became Committed to the European Union (William Wallace); […]

Journal of Liberal History 97

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In this issue: The Forbidden Ground – Gladstone and the Contagious Diseases Acts (Tony Little); Lord Geraint of Ponterwyd (Dr J. Graham Jones); Domesticity and the New Liberalism in the Edwardian press (Susanne Stoddart); Liberal archives at Flintshire Record Office (Dr J. Graham Jones); meeting report – Liberals in local government 1967–2017 (Douglas Oliver); reviews: […]

Journal of Liberal History 96

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In this issue: Old heroes for a new Leader (Vince Cable); Liberal Democrat leadership; The 2017 election: a missed opportunity? (John Curtice); The Nonconformist mind of Lloyd George (Chris Wrigley); En Marche! A new dawn for European liberalism? (Michael Steed); The same but different: Lib Dem members in 1999 and 2015 (Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb); Meeting report: The […]

Journal of Liberal History 95

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In this issue: The Liberal Party and the general election of 1915. What would have happened?; Modernising the Liberal Party – the New Orbits Group, 1958 – c.1962; Liberal defectors and the First World War; The changing face of election campaigning – interview with Chris Rennard; Who rules? Parliament, people or the Prime Minister?

Journal of Liberal History 94

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In this issue: Churchill and Lloyd George – Liberal authors on the First World War?; Sir Walter Runciman and the Runciman papers at Elshieshields Tower; meeting report, Coalition: Could Liberal Democrats have handled it better?; Liberal archives at the Churchill Archives Centre; review of Kirkup, The Lib–Lab Pact.

Journal of Liberal History 93

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In this issue: Richard Livsey and the politics of Brecon and Radnor; a commemoration of the 1866 petition for women’s suffrage; the Distributists and the Liberal Party; the legacy of Roy Jenkins; press, politics and culture in Victorian Britain.