E-books: British Studies

  • Education in a Federal UK book cover

    Education in a Federal UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Furlong, Ingrid Lunt

    Britain’s two recent referenda - on Brexit (2016) and on Scottish independence (2014) - have raised in the public mind fundamental questions about the future of the UK. It seems that for the first time, the public, the media and the political elite have woken up to the fact that in different parts…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • British Civilization: An Introduction book cover

    British Civilization

    An Introduction, 9th Edition

    By John Oakland

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the ninth edition of the highly regarded British Civilization: An Introduction continues to be the ideal textbook on Britain, its country and people, religion, politics and government, international relations, legal system, economy, education, media and culture for…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona book cover

    Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities

    Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Alina Rzepnikowska

    The large-scale migration brought about by the expansion of the EU over a decade ago led to migration from less ethnically diverse countries to multicultural and super-diverse societies. This book examines the complex encounters between Polish migrant women and local populations in Manchester and…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain book cover

    Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Azadeh Medaglia

    First published in 2001, this book retraces the chronological history of the Italian Diaspora community in Britain from its inception in the eighteenth century to the present. The author describes the immigrants’ way of life, patterns of occupation, gender relations and modes of integration in the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth-Century Contexts book cover

    Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion in Higher Education: The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus book cover

    Religion in Higher Education

    The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Gilliat-Ray

    This title was first published in 2000. The place of religion in universities and institutes of higher education has become increasingly topical and contested in recent years, largely due to the growth of religious diversity on campus. Issues such as shared worship spaces, equal opportunities, and…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Words: Art and the Material Book in Victorian England book cover

    Visual Words

    Art and the Material Book in Victorian England, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Curtis

    First Published in 2002,  Visual Words provides a unique and interdisciplinary evaluation of the relationship between images and words in this period.Victorian England witnessed a remarkable growth in literacy culminating in the new literary nationalism that emerged at the beginning of the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London book cover

    The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London

    1st Edition

    By Rachana Sinha

    First published in 1998, this insightful volume aims to explore how 90 Indian and African single mothers in 1993 London resolve the dual challenges of single parenthood and their ethnic origins, along with a comparison with their British counterparts. This is one of only a few studies devoted…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland: Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past book cover

    Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland

    Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Dempster

    This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life: Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands book cover

    Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • French and English Polyphony of the 13th and 14th Centuries: Style and Notation book cover

    French and English Polyphony of the 13th and 14th Centuries

    Style and Notation, 1st Edition

    By Ernest H. Sanders

    First published in 1998, this volume brings together the most part of the author’s work on medieval polyphony. The most significant advance in music during the period in the High Gothic was the development of a system of rhythm and of its notation, the modern understanding of which was to a…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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