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By Chris Cook,John Stevenson

A heritage of British Elections seeing that 1689 represents a different single-volume authoritative reference consultant to British elections and electoral platforms from the wonderful Revolution to the current day.

The major concentration is on normal elections and linked by-elections, yet Chris cook dinner and John Stevenson additionally hide nationwide referenda, ecu parliament elections, municipal elections, and elections to the Welsh and northern Irish assemblies and the Scottish parliament. the result and political value of these kinds of elections are checked out intimately, however the authors additionally speak about broader subject matters and debates in British electoral heritage, for instance: the evolution of the electoral approach, parliamentary reform, women's suffrage, constituency dimension and numbers, removing of corrupt practices, and different very important issues. The e-book additionally follows the fortunes not just of the main political events yet of fringe activities of the intense correct and left.

Combining facts, precis and research with thematic overviews and chronological outlines, this significant new reference presents a definitive advisor to the lengthy and sundry background of British elections and is vital analyzing for college students of British political history.

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