A.J.P. Taylor, 16 July 1981
Show More Democracy and Sectarianism: A Political and Social History of Liverpool 1868-1939 by P.J. Waller.
Liverpool, 556 pp., £24.50, May 1981, 0 85223 074 5Show More
“... special was the composition of the Liverpool electorate in its changing form. Religion, or, as Waller’s title has it, sectarianism, was a more influential factor than in any other great city of the 19th century. Liverpool had long been distinguished by its Protestantism, partly maybe in reaction to the Roman Catholicism which was still strong in the ...”