C.F. G. Masterman (1873-1927) was a politician and journalist. Elected as an MP in 1906 he served in the Liberal Government in various roles. In the First World War he became head of the War Propaganda Bureau recruiting famous writers like John Buchan and Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Condition of England remains his most famous book, but it was preceded by two similar works: From the Abyss (1902) and In Peril of Change (1905)