E-books: British Studies

  • Contemporary British Television Crime Drama: Cops on the Box book cover

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama

    Cops on the Box, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth McElroy

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama examines one of the medium’s most popular genres and places it within its historical and industrial context. The television crime drama has proved itself capable of numerous generic reinventions and continues to enjoy some of the highest viewing figures.…

    eBook – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Church in Anglican Theology: A Historical, Theological and Ecumenical Exploration book cover

    The Church in Anglican Theology

    A Historical, Theological and Ecumenical Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Locke

    This book is the first systematic attempt to describe a coherent and comprehensive Anglican understanding of Church. Rather than focusing on one school of thought, Dr Locke unites under one ecclesiological umbrella the seemingly disparate views that have shaped Anglican reflections on Church. He…

    eBook – 2016-09-17
    Routledge

  • Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980 book cover

    Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Best

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to its influence in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to virtually…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Transnationalism, Diaspora and Migrants from the former Yugoslavia in Britain book cover

    Transnationalism, Diaspora and Migrants from the former Yugoslavia in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gayle Munro

    The geo-political area of what once constituted Yugoslavia has been a region of significant migration since the 1960s. More recently, the conflicts in the region were the catalysts for massive displacements of individuals, families and whole communities. Thus far, there has been a gap in the…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge

  • Queer Spiritual Spaces: Sexuality and Sacred Places book cover

    Queer Spiritual Spaces

    Sexuality and Sacred Places, 1st Edition

    By Kath Browne, Sally R. Munt, Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip

    Drawn from extensive, new and rich empirical research across the UK, Canada and USA, Queer Spiritual Spaces investigates the contemporary socio-cultural practices of belief, by those who have historically been, and continue to be, excluded or derided by mainstream religions and alternative…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Inside the Digital Revolution: Policing and Changing Communication with the Public book cover

    Inside the Digital Revolution

    Policing and Changing Communication with the Public, 1st Edition

    By Bridgette Wessels

    In this work, Bridgette Wessels offers a unique insight into the ways in which core public institutions and powerful organizations develop digital communications and services within the public realm. The book draws on her ethnographic research with the London Metropolitan Police Service during…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Participatory Rural Planning: Exploring Evidence from Ireland book cover

    Participatory Rural Planning

    Exploring Evidence from Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Michael Murray

    Participatory Rural Planning presents the argument that citizen participation in planning affairs transcends a rights-based legitimacy and an all too frequent perception of being mere consultation. Rather, it is part of a social learning process that can enhance the prospects for successful…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Machiavelli in the British Isles: Two Early Modern Translations of The Prince book cover

    Machiavelli in the British Isles

    Two Early Modern Translations of The Prince, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Petrina

    Machiavelli in the British Isles reassesses the impact of Machiavelli's The Prince in sixteenth-century England and Scotland through the analysis of early English translations produced before 1640, surviving in manuscript form. This study concentrates on two of the four extant sixteenth-century…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Machiavellian Encounters in Tudor and Stuart England: Literary and Political Influences from the Reformation to the Restoration book cover

    Machiavellian Encounters in Tudor and Stuart England

    Literary and Political Influences from the Reformation to the Restoration, 1st Edition

    By Alessandro Arienzo

    Edited by Alessandra Petrina

    Taking into consideration the political and literary issues hanging upon the circulation of Machiavelli's works in England, this volume highlights how topics and ideas stemming from Machiavelli's books - including but not limited to the Prince - strongly influenced the contemporary political debate…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • News and Civil Society: The Contested Space of Civil Society in UK Media book cover

    News and Civil Society

    The Contested Space of Civil Society in UK Media, 1st Edition

    By Jen Birks

    Civil Society has not been more relevant as a concept and a practice since the fall of communism in Eastern Europe. Global events from Tahir Square to Wall St have brought a new relevance and urgency to questions about the boundaries of legitimate dissent and public order policing, the meaning of…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Literature and the Renaissance Garden from Elizabeth I to Charles II: England’s Paradise book cover

    Literature and the Renaissance Garden from Elizabeth I to Charles II

    England’s Paradise, 1st Edition

    By Amy L. Tigner

    Spanning the period from Elizabeth I's reign to Charles II's restoration, this study argues the garden is a primary site evincing a progressive narrative of change, a narrative that looks to the Edenic as obtainable ideal in court politics, economic prosperity, and national identity in early modern…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

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