‘Today is the Dawn’: The Labour Party and the 1929 General Election

  • Parliamentary History, October 2010, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-0206.2010.00213.x

Labour and the 1929 election

What is it about?

This article considers the Labour Party's preparations for and conduct of the 1929 election campaign, with especial focus on the electoral appeals it made to various groups. The results of the election are also analysed.

Why is it important?

The article was the first study of the Labour Party's role in the 1929 election. It was later complemened by Andrew Thorpe's analysis of the same election. My article has a greater focus on the party machine and the propaganda produced. A broad range of primary sources has been used.

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