By David W. Gutzke
This booklet attracts jointly essays on glossy British historical past, empire, liberalism and conservatism in honour of Trevor O. Lloyd, Emeritus Professor of contemporary British historical past on the college of Toronto for a few thirty years starting within the Sixties. With Lloyd most sensible recognized for his histories of the Empire and of household Britain, released within the brief Oxford background of the trendy international sequence, in addition to his pioneering psephological examine of the 1880 common Election, the essays contain analyses of Anglo-Irish kin, Florence Nightingale, Canada, muckrackers, the Primrose League and prisoners of conflict in the course of global struggle II.
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British Politics, Society and Empire, 1852-1945: Essays in Honour of Trevor O. Lloyd (Routledge Studies in Modern British History) by David W. Gutzke