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Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

E. H. H. Green


This book investigates developments and changes in the nature of Conservative political thought and the meaning of Conservatism throughout the 20th century. Starting from the Edwardian crisis under Arthur Balfour, the study explores the Conservative mind through a series of chapters that examine how Conservative thinkers, politicians, and activists sought to define the problems they faced, what they thought they were arguing against, and what audiences they were seeking to reach. Topics covered include the influence of the English Idealists, the ideas of Arthur Steel-Maitland, the ending of th ... More

Keywords: Conservatism, ideology, Conservative, Arthur Balfour, English idealists, Arthur Steel-Maitland, 1922 Liberal Coalition, Conservative Book Clubs, Harold Macmillan, Margaret Thatcher

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780198205937
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E. H. H. Green, author
Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Magdalen College, Oxford