Labour Inside the Gate


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    Labour Inside the Gate

    A History of the British Labour Party Between the Wars

    Matthew Worley

    IB Tauris 2008

    Paperback 286pp

    9781845113322   Product Code: 21357

    Between the two world wars, the Labour Party grew from a parliamentary pressure group to a credible opposition and then a party of government. Drawing on many sources, this comprehensive, accessible study examines this crucial but often neglected period of the party's development. It charts the growth of the party's institutions at the grass-roots, council and Westminster levels that, despite the collapse of the 1929 government amid the Great Depression, left Labour poised to win a landslide victory in 1945.

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