Diplomatic Identity in Postwar Britain The Deconstruction of the Foreign Office "Type", 1945–1997
Lord Dufferin, Ireland and the British Empire, c. 1820–1900 Rule by the Best?
The Discourse of Repatriation in Britain, 1845-2016 A Political and Social History
Great Britain, the Dominions and the Transformation of the British Empire, 1907–1931 The Road to the Statute of Westminster
The Casino and Society in Britain
Science, Utility and British Naval Technology, 1793–1815 Samuel Bentham and the Royal Dockyards
By James Southern
May 10, 2021
This book seeks to understand the complex ways in which the Foreign Office adapted to the rise of identity politics in Britain as it administered British foreign policy during the Cold War and the end of the British Empire. After the Second World War, cultural changes in British society forced a ...
By Roger Swift
April 22, 2021
The establishment of "New Police" forces in early-Victorian England has long attracted historical enquiry and debate, albeit with a general focus on London and the urban-industrial communities of the Midlands and the North. This original study contributes to the debate by examining the nature and ...
By Annie Tindley
March 09, 2021
This book explores the life and career of Frederick Hamilton Temple Blackwood, 1st marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826–1902). Dufferin was a landowner in Ulster, an urbane diplomat, literary sensation, courtier, politician, colonial governor, collector, son, husband and father. It draws on episodes ...
By Sarah Bartels
March 05, 2021
In recent decades, there has been a growing recognition of the significance of the supernatural in a Victorian context. Studies of nineteenth-century spiritualism, occultism, magic, and folklore have highlighted that Victorian England was ridden with spectres and learned magicians. Despite this ...
By Daniel Renshaw
March 05, 2021
Examining responses to migration and settlement in Britain from the Irish Famine up to Brexit, The Discourse of Repatriation looks at how concepts of removal evolved in this period, and the varied protagonists who have articulated these ideas in different contexts. Analysing the relationship ...
By Jaroslav Valkoun
February 16, 2021
The relations of Great Britain and its Dominions significantly influenced the development of the British Empire in the late 19th and the first third of the 20th century. The mutual attitude to the constitutional issues that Dominion and British leaders have continually discussed at Colonial and ...
By Seamus Murphy
November 24, 2020
This book is a study of the British casino industry and how it has been shaped by criminality, prohibition, regulation and liberalization since the beginning of the First World War. The reader will gain a detailed knowledge of the history, culture, identity and participants within the British ...
By Graeme Morton
October 29, 2020
Why did large numbers of Scots leave a temperate climate to live permanently in parts of the world where greater temperature extreme was the norm? The long nineteenth century was a period consistently cooler than now, and Scotland remains the coldest of the British nations. Nineteenth-century ...
By Simon Sherratt
October 28, 2020
This book reveals the surprising role that credit, money created ex nihilo by financiers, played in raising the British government’s war loans between 1793 and 1815. Using often overlooked contemporary objections to the National Debt a startling paradox is revealed as it is shown how the government...
By Roger Morriss
October 08, 2020
During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the technology employed by the British navy changed not just the material resources of the British navy but the culture and performance of the royal dockyards. This book examines the role of the Inspector General of Naval Works, an Admiralty ...
Edited By David Turner
June 26, 2020
Transport and mobility history is one of the most exciting areas of historical research at the present. As its scope expands, it entices scholars working in fields as diverse as historical geography, management studies, sociology, industrial archaeology, cultural and literary studies, ethnography, ...
By Matthew Taylor
June 10, 2020
Sport and the Home Front contributes in significant and original ways to our understanding of the social and cultural history of the Second World War. It explores the complex and contested treatment of sport in government policy, media representations and the everyday lives of wartime citizens. ...