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John Major

By: Anderson, Bruce

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Headliine: 1992

Seller ID: 033234

ISBN: 0747239010

Condition: Near Fine


Describes how and why John Major became Prime Minister and gives a full critical account of his first year in office. Unread copy illustrated with b.w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Dod's Guide to the General Election 1992

By: Bedford, Michael J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Etchingham, East Sussex, Dod's Parliamentary Companion: 1992

Seller ID: 043315

ISBN: 0905702190

Condition: Very Good


A full account of the election, and the campaign leading up to it - the fourth consecutive win by the Conservatives adding 1992 to their victories of 1979, 1983 and 1987. A good clean copy which appears unread. 350 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Throw That Failed : Britain's 1961 Application to Join the Common Market

By: Bell, Lionel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, New European Publications Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046019

ISBN: 1872410030

Condition: Very Good +


Aims to establish the government's reasoning, principally by examination of its own records, to evaluate the quality of that reasoning and, finally, to test it in the light of later events. Small bookseller sticker to front pastedown and previous owner's name to ffep else a clean bright copy in green boards with silver lettering - 214 pages including references. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 96 Issue 3 Number 323 : July 2011

By: Charmley, John ( Edited By )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2011

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 060349

Condition: Very Good


Contents include:- Urbanization, Rising Homicide Rates and the Geography of lethal Violence in Scotland, 1800-1860; The Great Trust: Mrs Edith Ash's Campaign of Remembrance, 1916-1954; The Conservative Party, the Role of the State and the Politics of Protection, c 1918 - 1932; Safety in Numbers: Ideas of Concentrations in Royal Air Force Fighter Defence from Lanchester to the Battle of Britain; Nation and Alienation: Retrievals of Home in Post-war French Film K.H. Adler. Clean, bright booklet - pages run from 229 - 387. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 100 Issue 3 No 341 July 2015

By: Charmley, John (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2015

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 063589

Condition: Very Good


Articles include:- Enforcing Religious Repression in an Age of World Empires: Assessing the Global Reach of the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions; James VII's Multi-confessional Experiment and the Scottish Revolution of 1688-1690; Arson, Treason and Plot: Britain, America and the Law, 1770-1777; Pilgrims, Paupers or Progenitors: Religious Constructions of British Emigration from the 1840's to 1870s; Diehard Conservatives and the Appeasement of Nazi Germany 1935-1940. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Tories : Conservatives And The Nation State 1922-1997

By: Clark, Alan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1998

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 042227

Condition: Very Good


Definitive account of the modern Conservatives, who for the better part of the (last) century have been the governing political party of Britain. Clean, square copy with light tanning to page edges. 493 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Tories Conservatives and the Nation State 1922-1997

By: Clark, Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047538

ISBN: 029781849X

Condition: Very Good


Alan Clark's personal understanding of modern Convservatives from Bonar Law to John Major. Clean bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 493 pages including index. View more info

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English Conservation since the Restoration : An Introduction and Anthology

By: Eccleshall, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055339

ISBN: 0044457731

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to a style of political thinking rather than a history of a political party - beginning with the emergence of a recognisable Tory creed during the seventeenth century Restoration. A very good clean hardback. No dustwrapper. 254 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Boris : The Rise of Boris Johnson

By: Gimson, Andrew

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068382

ISBN: 0743275845

Condition: Very Good


Witty portrait, written with an affectionate yet critical eye, telling the astonishing story of the Boris phenomenon. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 277 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068382. View more info

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Competition and the Corporate Society : British Conservatives - The State and Industry, 1945-1964.

By: Harris, Nigel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055233

ISBN: 0416082807

Condition: Very Good


Covers a wide field, bringing together contemporary Conservative politics, economic problems and economic history. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 384 pages including a subject index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Edward Heath : A Personal and Political Biography

By: Hutchinson, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026745

ISBN: 0582103711

Condition: Very Good


The first biography on the man who was to lead the UK into the EU, a mission that will probably have him turning in his grave. Brings out the inner character of the man who in 1965 became the first elected leader of his party. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w with creasing/curling to flaps and ffep removed. 229 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Churchill Defiant : Fighting On 1945-1955

By: Leaming, Barbara

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperPress: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064240

ISBN: 0007257902

Condition: Very Good


Charts the tumultuous political drama of Churchill's last ten years of public life in this gripping, fast-paced narrative of bare-knuckled politics. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 394 pages including index. View more info

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Margaret Thatcher : First Lady of the House

By: Money, Ernle

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050276

ISBN: 0856321931

Condition: Very Good


Written when Margaret Thatcher became the leader of the Conservatives in 1975 after being the only front-bench MP who had the courage to take up the challenge of the new leadership election with Edward Heath. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 159 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Lifting the Shadow : Why Conservatives Must Reclaim Human Rights

By: Rankin, Aidan

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, The Bow Group: 1999

Seller ID: 055167

Condition: Very Good


Clean 32 page, stapled booklet by the Political Consultant with a background in education and the charity sector. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Putting Our House in Order : "Untying Bicameralism's Gordian Knot," or, How to Elect a Second Chamber, and Avoid It Clashing with the First

By: Sinclair, David

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, The Bow Group: 1998

Edition: Amended Version

Seller ID: 055710

ISBN: 0861291492

Condition: Very Good


40 page stapled booklet. Clean bright copy with light curl to wraps. Next post dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 92 Issue 2 Number 306 : April 2007

By: Smith, Joseph ( Edited By )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2007

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 060341

Condition: Very Good


Contents include:- Reluctant Kings and Christian Conversion in Seventh-Century England; Persistence, Principle and Patriotism in the Making of the Union of 1707: The Revolution, Scottish Parliament and the squadrone volante; An Overlooked Entente: Lord Malmesbury, Anglo-French Relations and the Conservatives' Recognition of the Second Empire, 1852; France's North African Crisis, 1945-1955: Cold War and Colonial Imperatives. Clean, bright booklet - pages run from 143 - 282. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Upwardly Mobile : An Autobiography

By: Tebbit, Norman

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054831

ISBN: 0297794272

Condition: Very Good


280pp. 16 pages of b/w illustrations. Norman Tebbit tells his story from his early life growing up in Ponders End, North London, through his days in the RAF, his time as an MP and his own account of the tragic IRA bombing in Brighton which so nearly cost the lives of both himself and his wife. View more info

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The Downing Street Years

By: Thatcher, Margaret

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 062525

ISBN: 0060925639

Condition: Very Good


Large volume paperback in which Mrs. Thatcher sets out with characteristic forcefulness and conviction the reasons for her beliefs and how see sought to put them into action. Contains riveting accounts of the great and critical moments of her premiership. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight copy - 914 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Diplomacy and Disillusion at the Court of Margaret Thatcher : An Insider's View

By: Urban, George R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, I. B.Tauris: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063925

ISBN: 1860640842

Condition: Very Good


Offers a valuable insight into Thatcher's premiership by the man who turned from an admirer into a despairing critic. Previous owner's details hidden behind front flap. Clean, bright hardback in a d/w - 206 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Enterprise Years : A Businessman in the Cabinet

By: Young, Margaret Levine

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing, Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002084

ISBN: 0747202753

Condition: Very Good


Lord Young describes the 10 years he spent at the heart of the 'Thatcher revolution'. Clean, square hardback in dustwrapper. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Light sunning to page margins - 338 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info