The conditions of royal rule: Australian and British socialist and labour attitudes to the monarchy, 1901–11.

  title={The conditions of royal rule: Australian and British socialist and labour attitudes to the monarchy, 1901–11.},
  author={Neville Kirk},
  journal={Social History},
  pages={64 - 88}
  • N. Kirk
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • History, Political Science
  • Social History
The various ‘crises’ and scandals that have recently gripped the royal family and the royal household have reawakened serious questions about the future health of the monarchy and the renewed potential for the appeal of republican ideas in Britain and the Commonwealth. They have also been a factor in the growing interest in what has traditionally been a neglected topic of historical research: the behaviour of, and popular attitudes towards, the monarchy in the past. Offered as a contribution to… 
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The Revolutionary Movement in Britain
  • 1971
Attitudes to the monarchy
Down with the Crown
  • op. cit., chap
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