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Liberalism and the Liberal Party in Britain, 1899-1908

George Lurcy Bernstein

Liberalism and the Liberal Party in Britain, 1899-1908

by George Lurcy Bernstein

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Lurcy Bernstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 81052 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 455 leaves.
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3099238M
LC Control Number82204063

  The Birth of Liberalism: From the Enlightenment, to Classical Liberalism, to Modern “Social” Liberalism. Classical liberalism arose in opposition to state-imposed religion and aristocracy in the – ’s during the Age of Enlightenment in Europe and America. [1] [2] [3] Below we will start by explaining liberalism and enlightenment, and then we will go onto the story of the.   The way in which liberalism is conditioned by its opponents is clearer earlier in the book. Later, in the account of the twentieth century, this analysis seems less sharply drawn. The contrast perhaps represents an unspoken interpretation of the history. It may be partly also the frame, in which liberalism is being seen through its own lenses.

  A democracy is simply a form of government in which power rests in the hands of it's people. The primary example of this is voting. There are many types of democracies. Direct democracies place decision making directly into the hands of individual.   To be free from constraint and allow people to act to take control of their lives, liberalism will have to be remade in a post-liberal age Fri 7 Oct EDT Last modified on Mon 3 .

What nearly died was not liberal Britain, but the Liberal Party. (That was the subject of George Dangerfield’s celebrated Strange Death book.) Pull up the graph of the Liberals’ electoral performance over the last years and you have the side-view of a fairground roller coaster.   The political history of Liberalism in the twenty years after was dominated by two great concerns: the need to find a unifying platform for the party which would be capable of sustaining it as an effective political force in the post-Gladstonian era and the need to come to terms with the growing economic and political strength of organized Labour.


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