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Professor Richard Toye

Publications

Books

Arguing about Empire Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956, Oxford University Press, USA, 2017.

Winston Churchill Politics, Strategy and Statecraft, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017.

with Thorpe A, Parliament and Politics in the Age of Asquith and Lloyd George, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Churchill's Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made, Macmillan, 2010.

Lloyd George and Churchill: Rivals for Greatness, Macmillan, 2007.

with Gottlieb J, Making Reputations: Power, Persuasion and the Individual in Modern British Politics, I.B. Tauris, 2005.

with Toye J, The UN and Global Political Economy: Trade, Finance and Development, Indiana, Indiana University Press, 2004.

The Labour Party and the Planned Economy, 1931-1951, Royal Historical Society, 2003.

Rhetoric: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press

Articles

with THOMAS MARTIN, TOYE RICHARD, ARGUING ABOUT INTERVENTION: A COMPARISON OF BRITISH AND FRENCH RHETORIC SURROUNDING THE 1882 AND 1956 INVASIONS OF EGYPT, The Historical Journal, vol. 58, no. 04, 2015, 1081-1113

Keynes, Liberalism, and 'The Emancipation of the Mind', The English Historical Review, 2015, cev215-cev215

The Rhetorical Premiership: a new perspective on prime ministerial power since 1945., Parliamentary History, vol. 30, no. 2, 2011

'The riddle of the frontier': Winston Churchill, the Malakand Field Force and the rhetoric of imperial expansion, Historical Research, 2011

'Phrases Make History Here': Churchill, Ireland and the Rhetoric of Empire, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 38, no. 4, 2010, 549-570

with Toye JFJ, One World, Two Cultures? Alfred Zimmern, Julian Huxley and the Ideological Origins of UNESCO, History, vol. 95, no. 319, 2010, 308-331

Winston Churchill's crazy broadcast: party, nation, and the 1945 Gestapo speech, Journal of British Studies, no. July 2010, 2010

The Churchill syndrome: reputational entrepreneurship and the rhetoric of foreign policy since 1945, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 10, no. 3, 2008

H.G. Wells and the New Liberalism, Twentieth Century British History, vol. 19, no. 2, 2008

The Churchill Syndrome: Reputational Entreprenuership and Foreign Policy since 1945, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 10, no. 3, 2008, 364-378

I am a Liberal as much as a Tory: Winston Churchill and the memory of 1906, Journal of Liberal History, vol. 54, 2007

with Toye J, How the UN Moved from Full Employment to Economic Development, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, vol. 44, no. 1, 2006, 13-31

Churchill and Britain's Financial Dunkirk, Twentieth Century British History, vol. 15, 2004, 329-360

The Smallest Party in History? New Labour in Historical Perspective, Labour History Review, vol. 69, no. 1, 2004, 371-391

The Attlee government, the imperial preference system, and the creation of the GATT, The English Historical Review, vol. xcviii, no. 478, 2003, 912-939

with Toye J, The origins and interpretation of the Prebisch-Singer thesis, History of Political Economy, vol. 35, no. 3, 2003, 437-467

Developing Multilateralism: The Havana Charter and the Fight for the International Trade Organization, 1947-1948, International History Review, vol. XXV, no. 2, 2003, 282-305

The New Commanding Height: Labour Party policy on North Sea oil and gas, 1964-74', Contemporary British History, vol. 16, 2002, 89-118

The gentleman in Whitehall reconsidered: the evolution of Douglas Jay's views on economic planning and consumer choice, 1937-1947, Labour History Review, vol. 67, 2002, 185-202

The Labour Party and the economics of rearmament, 1935-1939, Twentieth Century British History,, vol. 12, 2001, 303-326

Keynes, the Labour Movement, and How to Pay for the War, Twentieth Century British History, 1999

From Consensus to Common Ground: The rhetoric of the post-war settlement and its collapse, Journal of Contemporary History

The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons after 1918, History: the journal of the Historical Association, vol. 99, no. 335, 270-298

'Perfectly Parliamentary'? The Labour Party and the House of Commons in the Inter-war Years, Twentieth Century British History, vol. 25, no. 1, 1-29

Chapters

with Thackeray D, Thompson A, Imagining Britain's economic future, c.1800-1975: Trade, consumerism, and global markets, in Thackeray DA, Toye R, thompson A (eds) , Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

with Thackeray DA, 'What was a British buy? Empire, Europe and the politics of patriotic trade in Britain, c.1945-63', in Thackeray D, Thompson A, Toye R (eds) Imagining Britain's economic future, c.1800-1975: Trade, consumerism, and global markets, Palgrave MacMillan, 2018

Winston Churchill: Conservative or Liberal Imperialist?, in Black JM (eds) The Tory World: Deep History and the Tory Theme in British Foreign Policy, 1679-2014, Ashgate, 2015

Rhetoric and Political Intervention - Churchill's World War II Speeches in Context, in Atkins J, Finlayson A, Turnbull N, Martin J (eds) Rhetoric in British Politics and Society, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

'The Great Educator of Unlikely People': H.G. Wells and the origins of the Welfare State, in Backhouse RE, Nishizawa T (eds) No Wealth But Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945, Cambridge Univ Pr, 2010, 161-187

H.G. Wells and Winston Churchill: a reassessment, in McClean S (eds) H.G. Wells: Interdisciplinary Essays, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008

with Lawton N, The Challenge of Co-existence: The Labour Party, Affluence, and the Cold War, 1951-64, in Corthorn P, Davis J (eds) The British Labour Party and the Wider World: Domestic Politics, Internationalism and Foreign Policy, I.B. Tauris, 2008

with Lawton N, The Challenge of Co-existence: The Labour Party, Affluence, and the Cold War, 1951-64, in Corthorn P, Davis J (eds) The British Labour Party and the Wider World: Domestic Politics, Internationalism and Foreign Policy, I.B. Tauris, 2008

The Labour Party and Keynes, in Tanner D, Green EHH (eds) The Strange Survival of Liberal England: Political leaders, moral values and the reception of economic debate, Cambridge: Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2007, 153-185

with Toye J, Julian Huxley's philosophy, in 60 Years of Science at UNESCO 1945-2005, UNESCO, 2006

with Toye J, Raúl Prebisch and the Limits of Industrialization, in Dosman EJ (eds) Raúl Prebisch: Power, Principle, and the Ethics of Development, IDB-INTAL, 2006

with Toye J, Economic knowledge and managerial power at the United Nations: a comparative view, in Daunton M, Trentmann F (eds) Worlds of Political Economy, Palgrave, 2004

The forgotten revisionist: Douglas Jay and Britain's transition to affluence, 1951-64', in Black L, Pemberton H (eds) An Affluent Society? Britain’s Post-War ‘Golden age’ Revisited, Ashgate, 2004

with Larke P, Sir Stafford Cripps, in Matthew C, Harrison B (eds) The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004

with Larke P, Sir Stafford Cripps, in Matthew C, Harrison B (eds) The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004

Reviews

The Broadening of Economic History, Contemporary European History, vol. 17, no. 3, 2008

Internet publications

Gordon Brown and the credit crunch in historical perspective, 2009

Britain, America and the origins of the European Payments Union: a reassessment, 2008