9781849543217   Product Code: 22077
Politics is full of might-have-beens. What would have happened if Clynes had become Labour's first Prime Minister instead of MacDonald? If Halifax, rather than Churchill, had led Britain in the dark days of the war? If Hugh Gaitskell and John Smith had not been cut down by early death? In these essays, leading political commentators speculate about the course history might have taken but for a twist of fate.