View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Studies in Modern British History


55 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Labour in the Suburbs Political Change in Croydon During the Twentieth Century

Labour in the Suburbs: Political Change in Croydon During the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Michael Tichelar
April 28, 2023

This book is the first comprehensive economic, social and political study of the London suburb of Croydon from 1900 up to the present day. One of the largest London boroughs, Croydon, has always been a mixed residential suburb, (mainly private but with some municipal housing) which has strongly ...

Politics, Propaganda and the Press International Reactions to the Falklands/Malvinas Conflict

Politics, Propaganda and the Press: International Reactions to the Falklands/Malvinas Conflict

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Louise A. Clare
February 24, 2023

This book examines British and Argentine media output in the prelude to and during the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas Conflict and acknowledges the aftermath and legacies of the media response. Yards of ink have been spilt, reinforcing the view that the Argentine Junta’s action on 2nd April 1982 was a ‘...

Networks of Influence and Power Business, Culture and Identity in Liverpool's Merchant Community, c.1800 to 1914

Networks of Influence and Power: Business, Culture and Identity in Liverpool's Merchant Community, c.1800 to 1914

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Robert Lee
February 05, 2023

During the nineteenth century Liverpool became the heart of an international maritime network. As the 'second city' of Empire, its merchants and shipowners operated within a transnational commercial and financial system, while its trading connections stimulated the development of new markets and ...

Diplomatic Identity in Postwar Britain The Deconstruction of the Foreign Office

Diplomatic Identity in Postwar Britain: The Deconstruction of the Foreign Office "Type", 1945–1997

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By James Southern
January 09, 2023

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 ...

Provincial Police Reform in Early Victorian England Cambridge, 1835–1856

Provincial Police Reform in Early Victorian England: Cambridge, 1835–1856

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Roger Swift
January 09, 2023

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 ...

The Development of British Naval Aviation, 1914–1918

The Development of British Naval Aviation, 1914–1918

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Alexander Howlett
January 09, 2023

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) revolutionized warfare at sea, on land, and in the air. This little-known naval aviation organization introduced and operationalized aircraft carrier strike, aerial anti-submarine warfare, strategic bombing, and the air defence of the British Isles more than 20 ...

Legacies of an Imperial City The Museum of London 1976-2007

Legacies of an Imperial City: The Museum of London 1976-2007

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Samuel Aylett
December 30, 2022

This comprehensive history of the Museum of London traces the ways that the relationship between Britain and its imperial past has changed over the course of three decades, providing a holistic approach to galleries’ shifts from Victorian nostalgia to equitable representations. At its 1976 opening,...

Labour’s Ballistic Missile Defence Policy 1997-2010 A Strategic Relational Analysis

Labour’s Ballistic Missile Defence Policy 1997-2010: A Strategic Relational Analysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By James Simpkin
December 23, 2022

This book uses the ‘strategic-relational approach’ to explain how the Labour governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown integrated the United Kingdom into the US ballistic missile defence system in order to maintain national security and to uphold the ‘special relationship’ while at the same time ...

The Modern British Data State, 1945-2000

The Modern British Data State, 1945-2000

1st Edition

By Kevin Manton
November 25, 2022

This political history studies the phenomenal growth of the modern British state’s interest in collecting, collating and deploying population data. It dates this biopolitical data turn in British politics to the arrival of the Labour government in 1964. It analyses government’s increased desire to ...

The Beveridge Report Blueprint for the Welfare State

The Beveridge Report: Blueprint for the Welfare State

1st Edition

By Derek Fraser
November 11, 2022

This book provides the definitive account of the making of the 1942 Beveridge Report and its influence on wartime and post-war social policy. The Beveridge Report: Blueprint for the Welfare State aims to offer a definitive analysis of the famous document, so influential in the founding of the ...

Respectability, Bankruptcy and Bigamy in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Respectability, Bankruptcy and Bigamy in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

1st Edition

By John Benson
September 30, 2022

Respectability, Bankruptcy and Bigamy in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain explores the vexed question of middle-class respectability in Victorian and Edwardian Britain. It focuses upon the life of London solicitor Hamilton Pawley (1860–1936), who was barred from working by the ...

Lord Dufferin, Ireland and the British Empire, c. 1820–1900 Rule by the Best?

Lord Dufferin, Ireland and the British Empire, c. 1820–1900: Rule by the Best?

1st Edition

By Annie Tindley
September 26, 2022

This book explores the life and career of Frederick Temple 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. The book draws...

1-12 of 55
AJAX loader