E-books: British Studies

  • Thomas Burke's Dark Chinoiserie: Limehouse Nights and the Queer Spell of Chinatown book cover

    Thomas Burke's Dark Chinoiserie

    Limehouse Nights and the Queer Spell of Chinatown, 1st Edition

    By Anne Veronica Witchard

    Focusing on Thomas Burke's bestselling collection of short stories, Limehouse Nights (1916), this book contextualises the burgeoning cult of Chinatown in turn-of-the-century London. London's 'Chinese Quarter' owed its notoriety to the Yellow Perilism that circulated in Britain at the fin-de-siècle,…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

  • Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450–1700 book cover

    Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450–1700

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Daybell

    This collection of essays examines women's involvement in politics in early modern England, as writers, as members of kinship and patronage networks, and as petitioners, intermediaries and patrons. It challenges conventional conceptualizations of female power and influence, defining 'politics'…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene: Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music book cover

    Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Scotland and Tourism: The Long View, 1700–2015 book cover

    Scotland and Tourism

    The Long View, 1700–2015, 1st Edition

    By Alastair J. Durie

    Tourism has long been important to Scotland. It has become all the more significant as the financial sector has faltered and other mainstays are in apparent long-term decline. Yet there is no assessment of this industry and its place over the long run, no one account of what it has meant to…

    eBook – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Homes, Cities and Neighbourhoods: Planning and the Residential Landscapes of Modern Britain book cover

    Homes, Cities and Neighbourhoods

    Planning and the Residential Landscapes of Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goodchild

    Given current projections of population and household numbers, housing has become arguably the most important issue in planning. Likewise, planning raises arguably the most important long term issues in housing, given the environmental consequences of urban development and the use of the home.…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain book cover

    The Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aruna Krishnamurthy

    In Britain, the period that stretches from the middle of the eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century marks the emergence of the working classes, alongside and in response to the development of the middle-class public sphere. This collection contributes to that scholarship by exploring the…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Biblical Women's Voices in Early Modern England book cover

    Biblical Women's Voices in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Michele Osherow

    Biblical Women's Voices in Early Modern England documents the extent to which portrayals of women writers, rulers, and leaders in the Hebrew Bible scripted the lives of women in early modern England. Attending to a broad range of writing by Protestant men and women, including John Donne, Mary…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • A Bibliographical Catalogue of Italian Books Printed in England 1558–1603 book cover

    A Bibliographical Catalogue of Italian Books Printed in England 1558–1603

    1st Edition

    Edited by Soko Tomita

    Through entries on 291 Italian books (451 editions) published in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, covering the years 1558-1603, this catalogue represents a summary of current research and knowledge of diffusion of Italian culture on English literature in this period. It also provides…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Surveillance, Closed Circuit Television and Social Control book cover

    Surveillance, Closed Circuit Television and Social Control

    1st Edition

    By Clive Norris, Jade Moran

    The rise of CCTV camera surveillance in Britain has been dramatic. Practically every major city now boasts a CCTV system aimed at, among other things, preventing, detecting and reducing the fear of crime. Increasingly these developments are mirrored in villages, shopping malls, residential…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Gendering Migration: Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain book cover

    Gendering Migration

    Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Webster

    Edited by Louise Ryan

    Gendering Migration demonstrates the significance of studying migration through the lens of gender and ethnicity and the contribution this perspective makes to migration histories. Through a consideration of the impact of migration on men and masculine identities as well as women and feminine…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums book cover

    Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Framing Childhood in Eighteenth-Century English Periodicals and Prints, 1689–1789 book cover

    Framing Childhood in Eighteenth-Century English Periodicals and Prints, 1689–1789

    1st Edition

    By Anja Müller

    Shedding light on an important and neglected topic in childhood studies, Anja Müller interrogates how different concepts of childhood proliferated and were construed in several important eighteenth-century periodicals and satirical prints. Müller focuses on The Tatler, The Spectator, The Guardian…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

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