E-books: British Studies

  • The Struggle for Labour's Soul: Understanding Labour's Political Thought Since 1945 book cover

    The Struggle for Labour's Soul

    Understanding Labour's Political Thought Since 1945, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Matt Beech, Kevin Hickson, Raymond Plant

    The election of the most left-wing Labour Party Leader since 1945, followed by the Party's third consecutive general election defeat and the ongoing cultural divisions around Brexit present an ideal opportunity for a thorough re-evaluation of the state of the Party within its broader ideological…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies book cover

    Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies

    1st Edition

    By Jacek Moskalewicz

    Edited by Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl

    Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies reports the findings of an empirical study of drug users in London, Amsterdam, Turin, Prague, Vienna and Warsaw, European cities representative of a wide range of drug problems and public policies. The innovative study reconceives the…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • The Formation of the English Common Law: Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta book cover

    The Formation of the English Common Law

    Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

    By John Hudson

    The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • John Hick: A Critical Introduction and Reflection book cover

    John Hick

    A Critical Introduction and Reflection, 1st Edition

    By David Cheetham

    John Hick is considered to be one of the greatest living philosophers of religion. Hick's philosophical journey has culminated in the grand proposal that we should see all the major world religions as equally valid responses to the same ultimate reality (the 'Real'). This book presents a critical…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Sources of Non-Official UK Statistics book cover

    Sources of Non-Official UK Statistics

    6th Edition

    Edited by David Mort

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Gender, Sexuality, and Material Objects in English Renaissance Verse book cover

    Gender, Sexuality, and Material Objects in English Renaissance Verse

    1st Edition

    By Pamela S. Hammons

    An important contribution to recent critical discussions about gender, sexuality, and material culture in Renaissance England, this study analyzes female- and male-authored lyrics to illuminate how gender and sexuality inflected sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poets' conceptualization of…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Mark E. Smith and The Fall: Art, Music and Politics book cover

    Mark E. Smith and The Fall: Art, Music and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Halligan

    Edited by Michael Goddard

    This volume offers a comprehensive range of approaches to the work of Mark E. Smith and his band The Fall in relation to music, art and politics. Mark E. Smith remains one of the most divisive and idiosyncratic figures in popular music after a recording career with The Fall that spans thirty years.…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development: Volume Three book cover

    Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

    Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Brine

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums and Design Education: Looking to Learn, Learning to See book cover

    Museums and Design Education

    Looking to Learn, Learning to See, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reynolds

    Edited by Beth Cook

    How can museum educators and higher education tutors enhance the way HE students use museums? There are many examples in the UK of museums and universities working together in productive and innovative ways, but these relationships tend to be based on individual enthusiasm and opportunistic…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Britain, the Euro and Beyond book cover

    Britain, the Euro and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Mark Baimbridge, Philip B. Whyman

    This important book provides an analysis of the economic relationship between Britain and the EU and discusses the future direction in which this relationship might develop. It examines the historic and contemporary costs and benefits of EU membership, and assesses whether this has been a burden or…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Alternative Voices in Contemporary Economics

  • Banking Regulation of UK and US Financial Markets book cover

    Banking Regulation of UK and US Financial Markets

    1st Edition

    By Dalvinder Singh

    Dalvinder Singh provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the legal aspects of prudential supervision. This gives the reader a broader understanding of the core processes of banking supervision. By using the UK as a case study, a comparison is made with the US to illustrate the different ways of…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

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