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Time and Politics [electronic resource]: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Britain and the British World

Ryan A. Vieira
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780198737544, 0198737548
Summary
Centered on the 19th-century desire to modernize and make procedural rules more efficient, demonstrates how the evolution was structured by transformations within the wider culture of time. Shows how the new understanding of parliamentary effectiveness was exported to the colonies, using case studies from New South Wales and Canada.
Contents
  • Introduction : efficiency and the modernization of parliamentary procedure
  • The claim to represent and the competition for parliamentary time
  • Parliament and time in the early to mid-nineteenth century
  • From the grand inquest of the nation to the parliamentary machine
  • Parliament, time, and the transnational parliamentary modernity of the British world.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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