Catalog

DEVELOPMENT OF PARLIAMENT DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

Dickinson, G. Lowes


Item #: 3429
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: UNITED KINGDOM

Considered "a brilliant essay on parliamentary reform" byLunt, this study examines Parliament's gradual democratiza-tion of Parliament through the passage of the Reform Billsof 1832, 1867 and 1884, which expanded male suffrage, andother related acts. This historical account is then used toframe "one of the most important questions to which thatprocess has given rise--the question of the competence of ademocratic House of Commons to direct to a satisfactoryissue the socialistic tendencies of the future.": Preface,(iii). A remarkable study, it forcast the Labor Party'sprominence during the twentieth century. Lunt, History ofEngland 912 cited Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collectionat New York University (1953) 209.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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