Time and politics : parliament and the culture of modernity in nineteenth-century Britain and the British world / Ryan A. Vieira
- Vieira, Ryan A.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: The Old Story -- The New Story -- 1.The Claim to Represent and the Competition for Parliamentary Time -- The Public Gaze and the Industrious Member -- The Industrious Member and the Inefficient House -- Extra Parliamentary Demands and the MP's Time -- Conclusion -- 2.Parliament and Time in the Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century -- Time and Procedural Reform, 1811--1837 -- Time and Procedural Reform, 1847--1867 -- Conclusion -- 3.From the Grand Inquest of the Nation to the Parliamentary Machine -- Phase 1 of the Transition, 1874--1879 -- Phase 2 of the Transition, 1880--1882 -- Conclusion -- 4.Parliament, Time, and the Transnational Parliamentary Modernity of the British World -- The British World, Parliament, and Time: An Overview -- Case Study 1 New South Wales -- Case Study 2 Canada, 1792--1913.
- A cultural and transnational history of modern procedural reform in the Westminster parliamentary system in the 19th century, explaining how and why governments in Britain and the British world gained control over parliament through the application of new concepts of time and efficiency.
- 9780191800962 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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