9780199270330

Ideologies of Conservatism Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

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    9780199270330

  • ISBN10:

    0199270333

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-08-26
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Ideologies of Conservatism charts developments and changes in the nature of Conservative political thought and the meaning of Conservatism throughout the twentieth century. Ewen Green's penetrating study explores the Conservative mind from the Edwardian certainties of Balfour to the Thatcherite 1980s and beyond. It examines how Conservative thinkers, politicians, and activists sought to define the problems they faced, what they thought they were arguing against, and what audiences they were seeking to reach. This is the only study which blends the history of Conservative thought with the party's political action, and it offers significant new insights into the political culture of the 'Conservative Century'.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(17)
`No Settled Convictions'? Arthur Balfour, Political Economy, and Tariff Reform: A Reconsideration
18(24)
English Idealism, Conservatism, and Collectivism, 1880--1914
42(30)
An Intellectual in Conservative Politics: The Case of Arthur Steel--Maitland
72(42)
Conservatism, Anti-Socialism, and the End of the Lloyd George Coalition
114(21)
The Battle of the Books: Book Clubs and Conservatism in the 1930s
135(22)
Searching for the Middle Way: The Political Economy of Harold Macmillan
157(35)
The Treasury Resignations of 1958: A Reconsideration
192(22)
Thatcherism: A Historical Perspective
214(26)
Conservatism, the State, and Civil Society in the Twentieth Century
240(40)
Conclusion
280(11)
Bibliography 291(14)
Index 305

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