Enoch Powell’s 'Rivers of Blood' speech: A Rhetorical Political Analysis

Crines, A, Heppell, T and Hill, M (2016) Enoch Powell’s 'Rivers of Blood' speech: A Rhetorical Political Analysis. British Politics, 11 (1). pp. 72-94. ISSN 1746-918X



  • Crines, A
  • Heppell, T
  • Hill, M
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2016 Macmillan Publishers Ltd. This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in British Politics. The definitive publisher-authenticated version Enoch Powell’s ‘rivers of blood’ speech: A rhetorical political analysis, British Politics (2016) 11, 72–94. doi:10.1057/bp.2015.13 is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/i:10.1057/bp.2015.13
Keywords: conservative party; Enoch Powell; race; immigration; political rhetoric; political oratory
  • Published (online): 13 April 2015
  • Published: April 2016
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (Leeds) > School of Politics & International Studies (POLIS) (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 16 May 2016 15:37
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 17:49
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.13
Status: Published
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.13