British Political Leaders
A Biographical Dictionary
These leaders guided the nation through the loss of empire, through two devastating world wars, and into a new role as members of the European Union. In clear, accessible language, this new dictionary shows how in the 18th century, and to a lesser extent in the 19th century, many of Britain's top leaders were linked more closely by family and factional interests than by party. It also illustrates--and helps to explain--the rise of the Labour Party and the emergence of New Labour.
ABC-CLIO, 9781576070437, 363pp.
Publication Date: August 16, 2001