E-books: British Studies

  • Congregational Studies in the UK: Christianity in a Post-Christian Context book cover

    Congregational Studies in the UK

    Christianity in a Post-Christian Context, 1st Edition

    By Karin Tusting

    Edited by Mathew Guest

    This book presents the first comprehensive introduction to congregational studies in the UK. Through a series of innovative essays, it explores the difference that the increasingly post-Christian nature of British society is making to life in Christian congregations, and compares this to the very…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Ottoman Women Builders: The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan book cover

    Ottoman Women Builders

    The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, 1st Edition

    By Lucienne Thys-Senocak

    Examined here is the historical figure and architectural patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, the young mother of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV, who for most of the latter half of the seventeenth century shaped the political and cultural agenda of the Ottoman court. Captured in Russia at the age of…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Negotiating the Transport System: User Contexts, Experiences and Needs book cover

    Negotiating the Transport System

    User Contexts, Experiences and Needs, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Rajé

    By combining focus groups and interviews with innovative research techniques, such as web-based discussions and Q methodology, this book provides insights into the daily experiences of those using the British transport system. Despite an entitlement to a basic level of mobility, travel…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Transport and Society

  • British Electoral Facts 1832-2006 book cover

    British Electoral Facts 1832-2006

    7th Edition

    By Colin Rallings, Michael Thrasher

    The seventh edition of this unique and authoritative guide to more than 170 years of political history reflects the rapid and continuing change in the electoral landscape of the United Kingdom. Covering the period 1832-2006, it gives easy access to a myriad of facts and figures on all 44 General…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • The Character of Wisdom: Essays in Honour of Wesley Carr book cover

    The Character of Wisdom

    Essays in Honour of Wesley Carr, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Lowe

    Edited by Martyn Percy

    Wesley Carr's ministry within the Church of England is renowned and distinguished. As Dean of Westminster Abbey he is often at the forefront of national religious ceremonies. His ministry, academic posts and widely acclaimed books have also established him as one of the leading pastoral…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • The NUM and British Politics: Volume 2: 1969–1995 book cover

    The NUM and British Politics

    Volume 2: 1969–1995, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Taylor

    This book is the second of two volumes examining the place of the National Union of Mineworkers in post-war British politics. Covering the years 1969 to 1995, it charts reactions to the pit closures programme of the late 1950s and 1960s and the development of the NUM's reputation as the union that…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Studies in Labour History

  • Subordinate Subjects: Gender, the Political Nation, and Literary Form in England, 1588–1688 book cover

    Subordinate Subjects

    Gender, the Political Nation, and Literary Form in England, 1588–1688, 1st Edition

    By Mihoko Suzuki

    Considering as evidence literary texts, historical documents, and material culture, this interdisciplinary study examines the entry into public political culture of women and apprentices in seventeenth-century England, and their use of discursive and literary forms in advancing an imaginary of…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Cambridge Theology in the Nineteenth Century: Enquiry, Controversy and Truth book cover

    Cambridge Theology in the Nineteenth Century

    Enquiry, Controversy and Truth, 1st Edition

    By David M. Thompson

    Many books have been written about nineteenth-century Oxford theology, but what was happening in Cambridge? This book provides the first continuous account of what might be called 'the Cambridge theological tradition', by discussing its leading figures from Richard Watson and William Paley, through…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • Religion: Empirical Studies book cover

    Religion: Empirical Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe

    Treating 'religion' as a fully social, cultural, historical and material field of practice, this book presents a series of debates and positions on the nature and purpose of the 'Study of Religions', or 'Religious Studies'. Offering an introductory guide to this influential, and politically…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • A Mobile Century?: Changes in Everyday Mobility in Britain in the Twentieth Century book cover

    A Mobile Century?

    Changes in Everyday Mobility in Britain in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Colin G. Pooley, Jean Turnbull, Mags Adams

    For most people in the developed world, the ability to travel freely on a daily basis is almost taken for granted. Although there is a large volume of literature on contemporary mobility and associated transport problems, there are no comprehensive studies of the ways in which these trends have…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Transport and Mobility

  • Ambassadors of Christ: Commemorating 150 Years of Theological Education in Cuddesdon 1854–2004 book cover

    Ambassadors of Christ

    Commemorating 150 Years of Theological Education in Cuddesdon 1854–2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark D. Chapman

    Ambassadors of Christ commemorates 150 years of theological education in Cuddesdon with a collection of substantial essays. It begins with a discussion by Mark Chapman of the revival of theology and education in the early years of the nineteenth century. This is followed by essays by Alastair…

    eBook – 2017-03-02

  • Social Exclusion and the Remaking of Social Networks book cover

    Social Exclusion and the Remaking of Social Networks

    1st Edition

    By Robert Strathdee

    How do young people make effective transitions into work? This question has occupied the minds of parents and young people, and also researchers and policy makers, as they face up to challenges presented by globalization and technological change. The foremost governmental response to this…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Voices in Development Management

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