Advertisement

‘Not only a Bad Metaphor’: Classes, Masses and Races in Late Victorian Politics

Chapter
  • 18 Downloads

Abstract

But the matter [of self-government] assumes an entirely different aspect, when we come to apply the word to a community which is not homogenous. If it consists of different elements that have not been fused together; if large masses of citizens are separated into jealous or hostile sections, by deep divisions of creed or race, or even by interest, the word ‘self-government’ is not only a bad metaphor, but becomes flagrantly deceptive.

Keywords

Latent Growth Curve Liberal Party Conservative Party Party Organisation Traditional Interpretation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© E. Spencer Wellhofer 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of DenverUSA

Personalised recommendations