E-books: British Studies

  • 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

  • The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels: New Readings for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels

    New Readings for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Denenholz Morse

    Edited by Margaret Markwick

    Bringing together established critics and exciting new voices, The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels offers original readings of Trollope that recognize and repay his importance as source material for scholars working in diverse fields of literary and cultural studies. As the editors…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Fellow Romantics: Male and Female British Writers, 1790–1835 book cover

    Fellow Romantics

    Male and Female British Writers, 1790–1835, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth Lau

    Beginning with the premise that men and women of the Romantic period were lively interlocutors who participated in many of the same literary traditions and experiments, Fellow Romantics offers an inspired counterpoint to studies of Romantic-era women writers that stress their differences from their…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Meeting Jesus at University: Rites of Passage and Student Evangelicals book cover

    Meeting Jesus at University

    Rites of Passage and Student Evangelicals, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dutton

    How does university turn students into who they become? Why are student evangelicals such a significant and controversial force at so many universities? In many countries, university has become the main Rite of Passage between the child and adult worlds. University can be enjoyable and…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Women's Wealth and Women's Writing in Early Modern England: 'Little Legacies' and the Materials of Motherhood book cover

    Women's Wealth and Women's Writing in Early Modern England

    'Little Legacies' and the Materials of Motherhood, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Mazzola

    Focusing on both literary and material networks in early modern England, this book examines the nature of women's wealth, its peculiar laws of transmission and accumulation, and how a world of goods and favors, mothers and daughters was transformed by market culture. Drawing on the long and…

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

  • Exemplary Spenser: Visual and Poetic Pedagogy in The Faerie Queene book cover

    Exemplary Spenser

    Visual and Poetic Pedagogy in The Faerie Queene, 1st Edition

    By Jane Grogan

    Exemplary Spenser analyses the didactic poetics of The Faerie Queene, renewing attention to its avowed attempt to "fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline" and examining how Spenser mobilises his pedagogic concerns through the reading experience of the poem. Grogan's…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Medical Authority and Englishwomen's Herbal Texts, 1550–1650 book cover

    Medical Authority and Englishwomen's Herbal Texts, 1550–1650

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Laroche

    The first study to analyze print vernacular folio herbals from the standpoint of gender and to present original findings to do with early modern women's ownership of these herbals, Medical Authority and Englishwomen's Herbal Texts also looks at reasons and contexts behind early modern female…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • Of Books and Botany in Early Modern England: Sixteenth-Century Plants and Print Culture book cover

    Of Books and Botany in Early Modern England

    Sixteenth-Century Plants and Print Culture, 1st Edition

    By Leah Knight

    Contemplating the textual gardens, poetic garlands, and epigrammatic groves which dot the landscape of early modern English print, Leah Knight exposes and analyzes the close configuration of plants and writing in the period. She argues that the early modern cultures and cultivation of plants and…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

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