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Joseph Chamberlain and the West Midland politics, 1886.

Michael Hurst

Joseph Chamberlain and the West Midland politics, 1886.

by Michael Hurst

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Chamberlain, Joseph.

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    Joseph Chamberlain was the first industrialist to reach the highest sphere of British politics. Conspicuously successful as a young man in Birmingham's metal-manufacturing industry, he later tackled politics as business, venture by venture, innovative in organisation as well as product, alert to the importance of accounting and marketing.   This then is no narrowly political biography. Marsh sets Chamberlain within the manufacturing setting of mid to late Victorian Birmingham, explaining with a sure hand, the intricacies of the screw-making industry, the delicate relationships Chamberlain negotiated as a successful entrepreneur and a conciliator of labouring men, and the concentrated work that Joe put in to making .

      Chamberlain, exhausted from his efforts, suffered a massive stroke shortly after his 70th birthday and retreated into an enforced retirement. Perhaps Chamberlain’s greatest legacy lies not in legislative achievement, but in the method and style of politics that he : Businesslive.   Conservatives are in upbeat mood in the West Midlands as they invoke Victorian values of reformer Joseph Chamberlain Ewen MacAskill Sat 15 Apr EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec EST.

      For the first time The Birmingham Political Machine lays bare how Joseph Chamberlain with his colleagues and friends was so successful that never before or since has one politician monopolised regional power as Joseph Chamberlain did for more than thirty years in the West Midlands. He made it his invincible : Andrew Reekes. The Edgbaston Debating Society was founded in in Edgbaston, and joined with the Birmingham society in Our members have historically drawn from Birmingham’s ‘great and good’, including figures such as Neville and Joseph Chamberlain. The Society has been in existence for over years, debating continuously through that time.


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Joseph Chamberlain, (born July 8,London, Eng.—died July 2,London), British businessman, social reformer, radical politician, and ardent imperialist. At the local, national, or imperial level, he was a constructive radical, caring more for practical success than party loyalty or ideological commitment.

Birmingham Political History. From his election as Mayor in Joseph Chamberlain became the dominant political figure in Birmingham despite his move onto the national stage.

Throughout this time he was at the centre of a political machine which became a model for modern political party organisations. Books from History West Midlands. That Birmingham should be regarded as the capital of a West Midland Region, Joseph Chamberlain and West Midland Politics, – (Dugdale Society Stratford-on-Avon, ), pp.

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JOSEPH CHAMBERALIN. By Ian Cawood. Joseph Chamberlain is perhaps the most important political figure that Birmingham has ever produced.

Mayor of Birmingham for the period when the city became the model for the modern conurbation, leader of the Radical Liberals until when he was blamed as ‘the man who killed [Irish] Home Rule’, Colonial Secretary at the height of the ‘scramble for Africa’ and.

largely as a result of Austen’s vacillations on the issue. Neville Chamberlain, 1 M.C. Hurst, Joseph Chamberlain and West Midland Politics, (Oxford, ). 2 I. Cawood, The Liberal Unionist Party, (London, ); I.

Cawood and C. Upton (eds.), Joseph Chamberlain: Imperial Statesman, National Leader and Local Icon (London File Size: 1MB. On the left of the Party, where the real crackpots and doctrinaires gathered, stood the lean, arrogant and transparently ambitious figure of Joseph Chamberlain.

Chamberlain had made a fortune in Birmingham from the manufacture of screws. His political position he owed to the support of Liberal Party constituency activists. Chamberlain resigned from Gladstone's Third Government in in opposition to Irish Home Rule. He helped to engineer a Liberal Party split and became a Liberal Unionist, a party which included a bloc of MPs based in and around Rating: % positive.

Book Description: Joseph Chamberlain () was the first industrialist to reach the highest sphere of British politics. Notably successful as a young man in Birmingham's metal-manufacturing industry, he tackled politics as business-venture by venture, innovative in organization as well as product, alert to the importance of accounting and marketing.

Chamberlain’s story, as the first self-made businessman to enter the Cabinet, the founder of a political dynasty and, arguably, the first truly modern politician, is perhaps unique in British political history.

Unsurprisingly, his life was frequently celebrated while he was still alive, mainly by Author: Ian Cawood. Joseph Chamberlain () was the first industrialist to reach the highest sphere of British politics.

Notably successful as a young man in Birmingham's metal-manufacturing industry, he tackled politics as business―venture by venture, innovative in organization as well as product, alert to the importance of accounting and by: III.

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The career of Joseph Chamberlain continues to fascinate historians of Empire, British politics and Midland identity. This volume is the first attempt to create a multi-faceted study of his unique and innovative career, which left the two major political parties of the age shattered and British politics .Nickname(s) "Our Joe", "Joseph Africanus".

Joseph Chamberlain(8 July – 2 July ) was a British statesman who was first a radical Liberal, then, after opposing home rulefor Ireland, a Liberal Unionist, and eventually served as a leading imperialistin coalition with the Conservatives.

He split both major British parties in the course of his h: Edward VII.Joseph Chamberlain: | | | ||The Right Honourable||| |Joseph Chamberlain| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias.