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The Handbook of Party Politics is the first book to comprehensively map the state-of-the-art in contemporary party politics scholarship. This major new work brings together the world's leading party theorists to provide an unrivalled resource on the role of parties in the pressing contemporary problems of institutional design and democratic governance today.
Chapter 3: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Modern Political Parties: The Unwanted Emergence of Party-Based Politics
The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Modern Political Parties: The Unwanted Emergence of Party-Based Politics
Party-based politics was one of the transforming inventions of the 19th century. Of course, parties were not unknown before this time, but it was not until the ...