Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 September 2005

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719072079

Bookseller Code (06)


Lords of parliament

Manners, rituals and politics

Emma Crewe

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A unique portrait, packed with the unexpected, of a surprising institution which is becoming increasingly influential
  • Brings to life a fascinating and surprising institution about which little is known and much is assumed
  • The only anthropological book about the British Parliament
  • The only study that explains the House of Lords from the inside, which will be of particular interest to watchers of the Westminster Village
  • Based on two years intensive interviewing of Peers and Lords' staff

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