The Labour Government, 1974–79

Political Aims and Economic Reality

  • Martin Holmes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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    Pages 1-18
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    Pages 19-34
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    Pages 35-64
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    Pages 65-78
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    Pages 79-102
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    Pages 103-116
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    Pages 117-134
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    Pages 135-153
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 188-206

About this book

Introduction

'...in this clear and informed history of the 1974-79 government, Holmes shows how Labour's aspirations constantly encountered the practical limits of economic management.' Times Higher Education Supplement '...lucid and well-documented account.' British Book News '...Dr Holmes is perceptive and fair in his assessment of the leading personalities.' Samuel Brittan, Financial Times.

Keywords

assessment crisis education election government higher education Irish Republican Army (IRA) management news parliament strategy

Authors and affiliations

  • Martin Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Lady Margaret HallOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-09102-7
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1985
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-42820-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09102-7
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