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Response to Review no. 695

A thoughtful and intelligent review, positive or not, is a blessing to the author and all those who engage with the book’s relevant fields of scholarship. I am fortunate to have benefited from those elsewhere. Derek Oddy’s review of my Hunger: a Modern History is far from the ’serious engagement‘, let alone the ‘professional, courteous andContinue reading “Response to Review no. 695”

Speaking for the People. Party, Language and Popular Politics in England, 1867-1914

In the last two decades the history of modern British politics has been the subject of fierce debate as its long cherished narratives and explanatory models have been questioned from a variety of ‘revisionist’ perspectives. In the proliferation of work that has followed (who on earth can keep up with the books publishers, authors andContinue reading “Speaking for the People. Party, Language and Popular Politics in England, 1867-1914”