The Organization of Opinion

Open Voting in England, 1832–68

  • Jeremy C. Mitchell

Part of the Studies in Modern History book series (SMH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 167-216

About this book


A new account of voting between the First and Second Reform Bills, outlining a new interpretation of electoral behaviour, and emphasizing the links between individual electors and their social context. It also explores the consequences of these ideas for local political organization, suffragism, and the development of the party system.


elections Electoral England party system reform voter voting

Authors and affiliations

  • Jeremy C. Mitchell
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  1. 1.The Open UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30513-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59499-9
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