Henry Page Croft and the National Party 1917-22

  title={Henry Page Croft and the National Party 1917-22},
  author={William D. Rubinstein},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={129 - 148}
  • W. Rubinstein
  • Published 1 January 1974
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
No period of modern British electoral history was as confused in its substance, and hence less enduring in its political consequences, as the concluding years of the first world war and the period immediately following. Of the familiar landmarks of the British experience, the Liberal party was split, Labour was no longer subservient to the Liberals, and after 1918, the Irish National party had disappeared, as had the male monopoly of political life. It was hardly surprising that a plethora of… 
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