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Leaders of the Opposition, From Churchill to Cameron, edited by T. Heppell

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Summary
Timothy Heppell brings together a renowned group of contributors to consider the role of the Leader of the Opposition in British Politics. The book argues that the neglect of opposition studies needs to be addressed, especially given the increasing importance attached to the performance the Leader of the Opposition in the British political system
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction; 2 Winston Churchill, 1945-51; 3 Clement Attlee, 1951-5; 4 Hugh Gaitskell, 1955-63; 5 Harold Wilson, 1963-4 and 1970-4; 6 Alec Douglas-Home, 1964-5; 7 Edward Heath, 1965-70 and 1974-5; 8 Margaret Thatcher, 1975-9; 9 James Callaghan, 1979-80; 10 Michael Foot, 1980-3; 11 Neil Kinnock, 1983-92; 12 John Smith, 1992-4; 13 Tony Blair, 1994-7; 14 William Hague, 1997-2001; 15 Iain Duncan Smith, 2001-3; 16 Michael Howard, 2003-5; 17 David Cameron, 2005-10; 18 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2012.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (284 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280681363

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