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Author Pitchford, Mark.
Title The Conservative Party and the extreme right, 1945-75 / Mark Pitchford.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011.

Author Pitchford, Mark.
Subject Conservative Party (Great Britain)
Right and left (Political science) -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 243 pages)
Summary This text shows how the Conservative Party, realising that its well-documented pre-Second World War connections with the extreme right were now embarrassing, used its bureaucracy to implement a policy of investigating extreme right groups and taking action to minimise their chances of success.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents The shock of opposition, 1945-51 -- Consensus Conservatism and extreme-right revival, 1951-57 -- Macmillan and home : 'pink socialism' and 'true-blue' Conservatism, 1957-64 -- Edward heath : a rightwards turn and the coalescence of the extreme right, 1964-70 -- 'Heathco' meets the extreme-right's challenge, 1970-75 -- Conclusion : keeping it right.
ISBN 9781781702864 (electronic bk.)
1781702861 (electronic bk.)
9781847794123 (electronic bk.)
1847794122 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 808598711
Additional Format Print version: Pitchford, Mark. Conservative Party and the extreme right, 1945-75. Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780719083631 (DLC) 2011283201 (OCoLC)662578178

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