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Published: 25 March 2021

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198843030

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Age of Promises

Electoral Pledges in Twentieth Century Britain

David Thackeray and Richard Toye

  • Covers manifestos and election addresses across the whole twentieth century
  • Shows in detail how manifestos grew in length and shows changes in the complexity of the language used in them
  • Based on a large quantity of archival work, including in National Library of Wales and National Library of Scotland