E-books: British Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • Calcutta in Colonial Transition book cover

    Calcutta in Colonial Transition

    1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity—Calcutta. This and its companion volume Birth of a Colonial City examine the geopolitical factors that were significant…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge India

  • Birth of a Colonial City: Calcutta book cover

    Birth of a Colonial City

    Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    Long before Calcutta was ‘discovered’ by Job Charnock, it thrived by the Hugli since times immemorial. This book, and its companion Colonial Calcutta, is a biographical account of the when, the how and the what of a global city and its emergence under colonial rule in the 1800s. Ranjit Sen traces…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge India

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain: Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse book cover

    Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    eBook – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Contentious Politics of Higher Education: Struggles and Power Relations within English and Italian Universities book cover

    The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

    Struggles and Power Relations within English and Italian Universities, 1st Edition

    By Lorenzo Cini

    Drawing on neo-institutionalist and social movement approaches, this book analyses the impact that recent student mobilizations have brought about within Italian and English universities in terms of student services, curriculum organization, and governance structures. Arguing that the university…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law: Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America book cover

    Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, 1st Edition

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Character, Ethics and Economics: British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914 book cover

    Character, Ethics and Economics

    British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cain

    This book is an examination of the concept of ‘character’ as a moral marker in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its main purpose is to investigate how the ‘character talk’ that helped to shape elite Britons’ sense of themselves was used at this time to convince audiences, both in…

    eBook – 2018-09-28
    Routledge

  • China and England: The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image book cover

    China and England

    The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image, 1st Edition

    By Martin Powers

    This book examines egalitarian social ideals and institutions that arose in preindustrial China and England, and in the process, uncovers China’s forgotten role in the history of social justice debate and legislation during the eighteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of visual and documentary…

    eBook – 2018-09-24
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalisms in British Politics book cover

    Neoliberalisms in British Politics

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Byrne

    Taking a chronological approach, this book challenges established economistic and ideologistic narratives of neoliberalism in Britain by charting the gradual diffusion of an increasingly interventionist neoliberal governmental rationality in British politics since the late 1970s, and the various…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

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