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The Resource The Tories and Ireland : Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914, Jeremy Smith

The Tories and Ireland : Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914, Jeremy Smith

Label
The Tories and Ireland : Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914
Title
The Tories and Ireland
Title remainder
Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Smith
Title variation
Tories and Ireland 1910-1914
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book marks the first comprehensive study of the British Conservative party during the struggle over Home Rule between 1912 and 1914. The struggle was not to save the Union or to save Ulster but to save the Conservative party from domestic electoral extinction. In this sense, Andrew Bonar Law, the new leader of the Tory party, championed Ulster's fight. He fought the Home Rule Bill on constitutional grounds; he resisted a settlement and advocated extreme courses of action, such as amending the Army Annual Act or involving the King, in order to smash the Liberal Government. It was power politics at its most brutal." "This was a struggle in which the Tories, rather than see Ireland achieve self-governing status similar to Canada, Australia and South Africa, eschewed constitutional precedents, de-stabilised the British state, encouraged civil disobedience and fomented Ireland's drift into civil war." "The purpose of this book is to explain how and why these extraordinary actions occurred. What were they trying to achieve and how did they justify their actions? Why were they willing to pursue such extreme methods?"--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Jeremy
Dewey number
320.9415/09/041
Index
index present
LC call number
DA960
LC item number
.S66 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ireland
  • Great Britain
  • Conservatism
  • Unionism (Irish politics)
  • Tory Party (Great Britain)
  • Home rule
  • Irish question
Label
The Tories and Ireland : Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914, Jeremy Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
44681808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780716526964
Lccn
00059808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The Tories and Ireland : Conservative Party politics and the home rule crisis, 1910-1914, Jeremy Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
44681808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780716526964
Lccn
00059808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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