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HIST1300
Dr Green

Primary Sources for the Historian: An Introduction to Documentary study, 2019/20, Semester 2
Professor Stephen Alford
S.Alford@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Text

Walter Bagehot, The English Constitution, by Miles Taylor (OUP)

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Primary Sources


H.J. Hanham (ed.), The nineteenth-century constitution 1815-1914 : documents and commentary, chs 1–4, especially Documents: 4–8; 17, 18, 19 & 20; 29, 41, 42; 73, 74, 75 & 77; 104, 105, 107, 113, 123; 155, 156, 157.


G.M. Young and W.P. Handcock (eds), English historical documents, vol. 12, pt. 1, 1833–1874, ps. 1 & 2 and especially Documents, 12–38 and 55–70.   

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Secondary Sources


Asa Briggs, Victorian people : a reassessment of persons and themes, 1851-67., ch. 4.

John Burrow et al., That noble science of politics : a study in nineteenth-century intellectual history, pp. 161–181

David Cannadine, ‘The Last Hanoverian Monarchy?’ in A.L. Beier, David Cannadine and James M. Rosenheim (eds), The First Modern Society, pp. 127–65.

John D. Fair, ‘Walter Bagehot, Royal Mediation and the Modern Constitution, 1869–1931’, The Historian.., 43 (1980), 36–54.

Brian Harrison, The transformation of British politics 1860-1995, pp. 13–53.

Angus Hawkins, ‘Parliamentary Government and Victorian Political Parties, c. 1830–1860’, English historical review., 104 (1989), 638–69.

Simon Heffer, Power and place : the political consequences of King Edward VII, London: Phoenix, 1999 pp. 86–97. Available as an online course reading in the VLE

K. Theodore Hoppen, The mid-Victorian generation, 1846-1886, ch. 8.

William John, Democratic royalism : the transformation of the British monarchy, 1861-1914, ch. 1.

G.H.L. Le May, The Victorian constitution : conventions, usages and contingencies, chs 3–6.

Jonathan Parry, The rise and fall of liberal government in Victorian Britain, pp. 207–217.

E.A. Smith, The House of Lords in British politics and society, 1815-1911, chs. 3, 6 & 7.

David Spring, ‘Bagehot and Deference’, The American historical review., 81 (1976), 524–31.

Norman St John Stevas, Walter Bagehot : a study of his life and thought, together with a selection from his political writings(1959), pp. 1–117.

 

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