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The British liberal tradition

from Gladstone to young Churchill, Asquith, and Lloyd George--is Blair their heir?

by Roy Jenkins

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Published by Published in association with Victoria University by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Grande-Bretagne
    • Subjects:
    • Liberal Party (Great Britain) -- History,
    • Liberal Party (Grande-Bretagne) -- Histoire,
    • Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Libéralisme -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
    • Grande-Bretagne -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1837-1901,
    • Grande-Bretagne -- Politique et gouvernement -- 20e siècle

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLord Roy Jenkins.
      SeriesThe Senator Keith Davey lectures, Senator Keith Davey lecture series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN1129 L45 J46 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551131M
      ISBN 100802084540
      LC Control Number2001616219
      OCLC/WorldCa46623867

      The British Stake In Japanese Modernity: Readings in Liberal Tradition and Native Modernism - CRC Press Book This book describes firstly a Japanese modernity which is readable not only as a modernising, but also as a Britishing, and secondly modernist attempts to overhaul this British universalism in some well-known and some less-known Japanese. This book studies British liberal thought in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by viewing it through the mirror that reflects its association with the British Empire. Liberalism in those centuries was self-consciously universal as a political, ethical and epistemological : $

      This chapter explores the key contention of the book: a dominant political tradition prevails in the UK, based on a centralised and hierarchical conception of power. In unpacking the literature on the British political tradition, this chapter provides a theoretical framework in which the competing influence of ideas, traditions and institutions. PREFACE, The term “liberalism,” from the Latin “liber” meaning “free,” referred originally to the philosophy of freedom. It still retained this meaning in Europe when this book was written () so that readers who opened its covers expected an analysis of the freedom philosophy of classical liberalism.

      The book Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought, Liberalism and Empire reaches beyond post-colonial studies to revise our conception of the grand liberal tradition and the conception of experience with which it is associated. Table of Contents. He was a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton. A bibliography of Ralph Raico's work, compiled by .


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